Jan 22, 2015
Photo of the Week

Cable Car Photo of the Week: Pão de Açúcar

Photographer: Photo by Flickr user Jon Kristian Bernhardsen. About: A perennial favourite of the Gondola Project, the Pão de Açúcar (or Sugarloaf) cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was included in the Daily Mail‘s 10 most breathtaking gondola rides in the world back in October. This image is a good indicator of why it made the cut....

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Jan 25, 2013
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Second Cable Car in Rio . . .

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of cable cars, urban gondolas, and cable propelled transit: Rio de Janeiro begins testing their second cable-propelled transit system in Rio’s oldest favela, Providência. The city of Lagos, Nigeria – one of the fastest growing cities in the world –...

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Nov 11, 2011
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: No Gondola At It Again

A couple highlights from around the world of Urban Gondolas, Gondola Transit, and Cable Propelled Transit: The Philippine Daily Enquirer reports that the Philippines has (with little notice from the outside world, we might mention) implemented up to 100 ropeway systems throughout the country for agricultural purposes. The systems can carry both farmers and their...

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Jan 21, 2011
Teleférico do Complexo do Alemao

New Images of Rio’s Teleferico do Alemao

Flickr isn’t immediate. After something new is built in the world, it takes a good few months to a year for the flickr community to build up a sizeable collection of images of whatever that new construction may be. Takes even longer for a good body of Creative Commons images to build up. Nevertheless, with...

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