#New York

Sep 19, 2014
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Urban Cable Cars Open in La Paz and Algiers; Proposals in Sydney, New York and Quito

— —— A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit: September 15, 2014 marked the opening day for La Paz’s longest urban cable car system, the Yellow Line (La Línea Amarilla). Celebrations were held and passengers packed the system. In...

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Nov 02, 2009
Aerial Trams, History, Portland Aerial Tram, Roosevelt Island Tram

No City Wants To Be First . . .

but every city wants to be second. The competitive drive to be number one just doesn’t seem to permeate City Hall and that’s understandable.  Infrastructure is terribly expensive and no politician or planner wants to embarrass themselves by green-lighting a future white elephant. Cities are therefore remarkably conservative when it comes to infrastructure.  Cities tend...

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