Weekly Roundup

21
Nov

2014

Weekly Roundup: BART to OAK airport connection opens; Poma wins Oruro (Bolivia) cable-car tender

BART to OAK opens this Saturday! Image from Bart.gov.

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 Algerian government is embarking on a joint venture involving its transit divisions, EMA (Entreprise du métro d’Alger) and ETUSA (Entreprise de transport urbain et suburbain d’Alger), and French company Poma. The enterprise aims to have local workers acquire manufacturing and maintenance skills from Poma’s experts. According to the article, in 2009, the government promised up to €500 million over five years to renovate and construct urban cable car systems.


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14
Nov

2014

Weekly Roundup: Chile Announces Three Urban Cable Cars for Valparaiso, Antofagasta and Iquique

 

Antofagasta Teleferico Proposal. Image from Gob.cl.

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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07
Nov

2014

Weekly Roundup: Brest Téléphérique (Cable Car) to Start Construction in February 2015

Brest Téléphérique. Image from www.capucinsbrest.com.

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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01
Nov

2014

Weekly Roundup: $100 million Cable Car Proposed for Gold Coast Hinterland

Gold Coast Skyride. Image from Gold Coast Bulletin.

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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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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