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02
Aug

2019

Weekly Roundup: La Paz Gondola Network Moves Half A Million Passengers In One Day

LaPaz’s gondola transit system hit a new passenger record in July, moving nearly 600,000 people in one day. The Bolivian system started in 2012 and today runs 17 hours a day with cars leaving stations every 12 seconds. The Gondola Project looked at the most recent line added earlier this year. Rapid urbanization globally is creating many […]

18
Dec

2018

La Paz’s Brown Line Prepares to Receive First Passenger

La Paz’s next urban gondola, the Brown Line (Spanish: Línea Café) will welcome its first passenger this Thursday. President Evo Morales will partake in special event to celebrate the opening of the city’s ninth transit ropeway. With a length of just 714m and just two stations, it will be the shortest cable car. Nevertheless, the […]

09
Dec

2018

CNBC Explores Mi Teleférico in La Paz

How cable-car systems are changing public transport in La Paz from CNBC. Urban gondolas are getting more and more mainstream media attention — so much so that major news outlets are now purposely travelling to La Paz to learn how Mi Teleférico has transported 150 million passengers in just four years! Want more? Purchase Cable […]

23
Nov

2018

La Paz’s 9th Urban Gondola – The Brown Line – Will Open in January 2019

After the cable was installed earlier this year in September, construction works have been progressing steadily for the Brown Line (Spanish: Línea Café) — La Paz’s 9th urban gondola and third final cable car. Local reports suggest the upcoming rapid transit system will be open for passenger service by January 2019. If all goes according […]

26
Oct

2018

Experience Three of La Paz’s Newest Urban Gondolas

With the opening of the Purple Line, La Paz has completed all of its urban gondolas for 2018. In just one year, the city constructed three urban cable car lines — the White Line, Sky Blue Line and the Purple Line — with a total of 11 stations and 9.9km (6.15mi) of cable. This meant […]

17
Oct

2018

La Paz Breaks Ridership Record With 318,500 Passengers

A new milestone was set last week when La Paz’s urban gondola network, Mi Teleférico, reached 318,532 passengers in a single day. Regardless of what you might think of Cable Propelled Transit (CPT), these numbers are nothing short of impressive. To put it into perspective, just four years ago, this rugged Bolivian city had zero […]

12
Oct

2018

La Paz Cable Cars Named World’s Most Spectacular Public Transit System

Mi Teleférico, the world’s largest network of urban gondolas, is continuing to capture the public’s imagination. This week one of the UK’s top newspapers, the Daily Telegraph, described La Paz’s ropeway system as the world’s spectacular transit system. With eight lines now operating throughout the city, the 27.2km network is estimated to transport over 250,000 […]