#Open Technology

Dec 17, 2010
Engineering, Roosevelt Island Tram

Cable Propelled Transit: An Open Technology?

The new Roosevelt Island Tram (RIT) is likely to generate renewed interest in cable transit and urban gondolas. What it may also do is demonstrate to the wider transit planning community that Cable Propelled Transit is an “open” platform and not (necessarily) subject to the issue of proprietary technology. Let me explain: The Roosevelt Island...

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