Multiple Aerial Trams Proposed in Clearwater, Florida

The city of Clearwater added another aerial tram project to its list of planning proposals. It's the second aerial tram proposal to move forward in the city this year.

November 17, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Pedestrian Bridge

If You Build (a Gondola), They Will Come

The Oakland A's want to build a gondola from one of the city's premier destinations to the proposed location of a new ballpark.

February 9, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Gondola Idea Linking Airport to Downtown Floated in San Diego

As San Diego plans a major airport redevelopment, County Supervisor Ron Roberts is advocating an aerial cableway concept to connect the airport to downtown.

October 13, 2018 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

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Gondolas Proposed for Boston's Seaport District

Boston's Seaport District has grown rapidly, and traffic is an ongoing concern. Developers have proposed an interesting solution: aerial trams.

March 6, 2018 - The Boston Globe

Los Angeles

How About a Gondola Ride to the Hollywood Sign?

Project backers are calling the idea the "Sky Line."

December 25, 2017 - Variety

Gondola Proposal Still Floating in D.C.

A proposed project to connect Rosslyn and Washington, D.C. by Gondola across the Potomac River still has support from the D.C. Council—enough support to fund an environmental study of the idea.

July 4, 2017 - Greater Greater Washington


Opinion: Gondolas Distract From the Realities of Transit

Gondolas seem to find their way into the public transit investment conversation again and again over the years, taking up space and air that could be devoted to more substantive issues of investment, maintenance, and operation.

April 11, 2017 - Streetsblog USA

Setback for Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Project

Funding for a feasibility study is always one thing. Funding for a project is always something else.

February 14, 2017 - The Washington Post

Could a High-Speed Gondola Fill in for the Loss of the L Train in New York?

Political support is building for a plan to connect Brooklyn to Manhattan by high-speed gondola.

November 13, 2016 - New York Daily News

Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Proposal Gets a Funded Study

The idea of a gondola crossing the Potomac might still seem a little pie in the sky, but it has legs.

February 5, 2016 - The Washington Post

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