Aerial Trams

Metro Cable

Mexico City the Latest to Add an Aerial Tram

Introducing the new Cablebus aerial tram system, with service to the northern edge of the most populous city on the continent.

March 11, 2021 - Associated Press via Yahoo News

Medellin

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

Los Angeles, California

Warner Bros. Wants to Build a Tram to the Hollywood Sign

That's not all folks….The studio says they'll pay for the project too.

July 12, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Maokong Sky Gondola

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

Aerial Tram Proposed to Connect Staten Island and Manhattan

A proposal to build a $175 million tram across the New York Harbor has the support of the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation and a mayor who is willing to listen.

June 13, 2015 - Staten Island Advance

The Most Scenic Commute in the U.S.

Take a ride with NPR's Jane Greenhalgh on one of "the most scenic rides in America", according to host, Steve Inskeep. Patients, staff, and visitors to Ore. Health and Science University enjoy the free, aerial tram ride to the top of a Portland hill.

October 28, 2013 - NPR

London Approves Aerial Tram Over River

An aerial gondola system will be built over the Thames River in London ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

March 23, 2011 - The Architect's Journal

Sky Trams to Reopen in New York

Aerial trams connecting New York City to Roosevelt Island are going to be back in operation next month. But will enough people want to ride these "sky bubbles" over the East River?

October 11, 2010 - The New York Times

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