Weekly Roundup

24
Oct

2014

Weekly Roundup: Students Propose Urban Gondola in Zurich; Vietnam Plans Cable Car in World’s Largest Cave

Sơn Đoòng Cave. Image by Flickr user Nguyen Tan Tin.

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:



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17
Oct

2014

Weekly Roundup: Tender for Urban Cable Car in Brest (Téléphérique) Released.

Urban Cable Car (Téléphérique) in Brest. Image from Capucins Brest.

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:

  • The tiny pacific island of American Samoa once had a cable car, that is until a military plane severed the line during an exhibition. While the system has been out of commission since the 1980s, the governor is now looking to rebuild the cable car.


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11
Oct

2014

Weekly Roundup: French City, Le Havre, Studies Urban Cable Cars; Brno Mayor Promises Urban Gondola by 2017

Urban gondola alignments under study for Le Havre. Image from paris-normandie.fr.

Urban gondola alignments under study for Le Havre. Image from paris-normandie.fr.

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:

  • Le Havre, a French city of 250,000, is currently studying the feasibility of building a network of urban cable cars. The report is scheduled for completion by the end of this year. Two to three different alignments are now under examination which would link up places such as Jacques-Monod Hospital, the center of Montivilliers, Jenner, and an industrial area. 
  • After seeing the Montjuic Cable Car, Roman Onderka, the mayor of Brno was inspired build an urban cable car in the Czech Republic’s second largest city. The system is proposed to connect the Faculty of Medicine at Bohunice (in the southwest of the city) to the Pisarky tramway (in the northwest of Výstaviště) within 5 minutes. If he is re-elected, he believes the system can be complete in 4 years.


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03
Oct

2014

Weekly Roundup: Berlin Shows Off Cabins; Urban Cable Car Projects in Brest & Constantine Chugs Along

Cabin Interior of Cable Car for IGA 2017 in Berlin. Image from Morgenpost.de.

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:



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27
Sep

2014

Weekly Roundup: Oran, Algeria to Study Construction of Two Cable Cars

 

Oran, Algeria. Image by Flickr user Maya-Anaïs Yataghène.

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:

  • Oran, the second largest city in Algeria (pop: 1.5 million) will be studying two urban cable car systems. One system will connect to the Port while the second system will improve transport options for the town of Ain El Turck.


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19
Sep

2014

Weekly Roundup: Urban Cable Cars Open in La Paz and Algiers; Proposals in Sydney, New York and Quito

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:



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12
Sep

2014

Weekly Roundup: Medellin’s Mayor Announces City’s Third Metrocable (Urban Cable Car Line)

View of Medellin from El Picacho – Image by Flickr user Omar Uran.

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:

  • Curo, the developers for a new suburb in Bath, England have reportedly revealed renderings for their cable car development plans. These designs were created after a year of community meetings and workshops. The cable car will link Foxhill to the city centre. Detailed plans can be viewed this weekend at the St. Andrew’s Community Church.

 



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