Nov 15, 2013
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: CPT Projects Pitched for 2018 World Cup in Russia

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of cable cars, urban gondolas, and cable propelled transit: On November 1, POMA presented aerial cable car and monorail transport (Minimetro) projects to help solve urban development challenges for the upcoming  2018 World Cup in Russia. Penang, one of Malaysia’s...

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Jun 28, 2012
Just For Fun

Social Media to Shame Bad Parking in Russia

Parking for many of us in North America is often taken for granted, particularly for those who reside in the sprawling suburbs. By-laws generally ensure that parking is ample and built to accommodate peak parking demand. However in many places around the world parking is a scarce commodity, especially in economically rising cities where car...

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May 07, 2012
Nizhny Novgorod Gondola

New Urban Gondola Opens in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Last month ropeway manufacturer Poma officially completed an urban gondola lift crossing the Volga river in Russia. We first mentioned the Nizhny Novgorod gondola last year and while the completion was a little bit behind schedule, we’re certainly happy to see it finished and in operation. From the specs available, it’s a curious system. Both impressive...

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