Naulcapan City Ropeway Construction Halted
With funds running short, construction of the urban gondola in Naucalpan, Mexico is on pause. Already 60% complete, it was to be completed in 2016, the second-longest in the world, and serve 120,000 inhabitants. More.
While We’re in the Neighbourhood (Puebla Cable Cars Coming Late)
Another urban ropeway under construction in Mexico, this time in the city of Puebla, is making news in a less than hoped-for way. Already a year late, the cable cars won’t be delivered till December 20. More.
Baton Rouge Considering Urban Gondolas As Traffic Solution
Jealous of Portland and La Paz, Louisiana’s second-largest city seems to be catching the bug, talking about the ability of gondolas to swoop over traffic and bypass red lights without stopping. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has already done one round of research and some of its members are pushing for a second. More.
Taipei Gondola to Raise Fares
A victim of its own success, the Maokong ropeway in Taipei will see its fares rise soon. Despite immense public interest and constant ridership, the gondola has been losing money. The city expects to raise prices and lose customers but also make a profit. More.
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