Aug 16, 2010
Pittsburgh Oakland Gondola, Proposals & Concepts

A Pittsburgh Gondola

Brian T. suggests that Pittsburgh’s challenging topography (not to mention finances) and its historical association with cable transit solutions might make it an early adopter of urban gondolas. Check out the route he devised on google maps (make sure to view it in Earth mode, to fully appreciate Pittsburgh’s topography). With the growth of various...

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Aug 06, 2010
Proposals & Concepts, Teleféric Valencia

Teleféric Valencia

Mid last year a company called Teleferic Valencia announced plans to build the world’s longest Urban Gondola system at around 13 km with 7 total stations. The announcement caused little buzz outside this seaside Spanish city and I just heard about this system the other day thanks to a kind reader’s email. According to Valencia...

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