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News on urban cable cars around the globe

Ambitious upgrade of infrastructure

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the National Master Plan for Multi-modal Connectivity (PM Gati Shakti). The multi-modal connectivity will provide integrated and seamless connectivity for movement of people, goods and services from one mode of transport to another. It will facilitate the last mile connectivity of infrastructure and also reduce travel time for people.

urban mobility

February 03, 2022

Edmonton- Cable Car for residents and tourists

A cable car that relieves the strain on the road network, helps commuters, revitalises the city centre, attracts tourists and recognises the indigenous culture: this is the aspiration of Prairie Sky Gondola in Edmonton. The project is at an advanced stage, and the cable car should be in place by 2025.

urban mobility

February 02, 2022

Bonn - Important steps for the venusberg

Already in the 1950s, a cable car was planned at Venusberg, the idea was reborn by a serious traffic problem.

urban mobility

December 16, 2021

Update - Sri Lanka cable car

For some time now, Sri Lanka has been discussing the Nuwara-Eliya ropeway project and now the government has signed an agreement in favor of the ropeway project.

urban mobility

December 15, 20.21

London Cable Car – A star on the London stage

After viral TikTok video, the amount of passengers using the London cable car increases.

urban mobility

November 5, 2021

Trial for Dogs in the Wellington Cable Car.

Previously, dogs were not allowed on the cable car in Wellington. With Dog Day, a test phase is now starting to see whether the four-legged friends might not be allowed in the cabins all the time. However, there are some conditions.

urban mobility

August 13, 2021

Autonomous urban ropeway

As part of its endeavours to come up with efficient solutions for developing an aerial transport network in Dubai, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French mobility specialist MND.

urban mobility

July 29, 2021

Floriade Cable Car already built

The cable car of Floriade Expo 2022 is already built a year before the international horticultural exhibition starts in the Dutch city of Almere. Now it receives the first guests during the Floriade Preview.

urban mobility

July 22, 2021

Cablebus 2 Gondola Lift in Mexico City Ready for operation

The official opening of Cablebus 2 will take place on July 24th. The ropeway system, which is almost eleven kilometers long in total, is located in the district of Iztapalapa, in the southeast of the Mexico City metropolitan region, and will offer commuters a better and, above all, safer and faster connection to the metro stations.

urban mobility

July 16, 2021

Câble a to hover over Val-de-Marne in 2025

Ile-De-France Mobilités and the ropeway manufacturer Doppelmayr, have recently signed a EUR 110 million contract to build a new public ropeway route.

urban mobility

June 04, 2021

Babadağ cable car

The 'Babadağ Cable Car' project, which Fethiye has been dreaming of for about 25 years, has finally been completed.

urban mobility

June 11, 2021

Ministry for ropeway in Transport

Mobility solutions with ropeways are booming. Around the world, more and more work is being done on mobility solutions with ropeways – also in North Rhine-Westphalia. The new state law is intended to speed up the approval process for ropeways in North Rhine-Westphalia.

urban mobility

May 26, 2021

Why urban gondolas make sense

Topher Morrison is committed to looking at all solutions for transportation, especially one's like urban gondolas that are cost effective, enjoyable, and have little impact on the environment.

urban mobility

April 20, 2021

Study confirms advantages of the third dimension

In the overall ecological impact of various modes of transport, the cable car is revealed – relatively – as the most environmentally friendly mobility solution.

urban mobility

March 28, 2021

Urban cable cars for all

Worldwide, there are more than a billion people with disabilities. Barrier-free transport is therefore all the more important. (Urban) cable cars can play a part here, if certain issues are considered.

urban mobility

March 18, 2021

National Guidlines for execution

The German federal ministry of transport and digital infrastructure (BMVI) commissioned to compile a study on the “urban and transport planning integration of urban cable car projects”.

urban mobility

March 10, 2021

Citizens´initiative calls for cable car

Whereas the population elsewhere is opposed to suggested cable car projects, a citizens’ initiative has formed in Cottbus, which is actually calling for just such a construction project.

urban mobility

March 10, 2021

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