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.
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.
February 02, 2022
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.
December 15, 20.21
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 04, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
March 10, 2021