Funiculars

Depending upon which Bay Area newspaper you read, the new 3.2-mile Oakland Airport connector, an elevated, driverless tram that takes eight minutes and costs $6, is either a huge success or a $484 million boondoggle. It began service on November 22.
Dec 1, 2014   San Francisco Examiner
Jarrett Walker rides on the Wellington Cable Car, giving him the opportunity to explain the four conditions for when a funicular is a sensible transit solution.
Oct 3, 2011   Human Transit
Far from a boring treatise on the need for public transit, <em>My Kind of Transit</em> is an appeal on behalf of the emotional factors that make most transit repulsive and a select few forms enjoyable and uplifting. Exclusive
Oct 5, 2009  By Tim Halbur