July 4, 2017, 11am PDT
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.
Greater Greater Washington
April 11, 2017, 10am PDT
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.
February 14, 2017, 1pm PST
Funding for a feasibility study is always one thing. Funding for a project is always something else.
November 13, 2016, 1pm PST
Political support is building for a plan to connect Brooklyn to Manhattan by high-speed gondola.
February 5, 2016, 5am PST
The idea of a gondola crossing the Potomac might still seem a little pie in the sky, but it has legs.
December 5, 2015, 1pm PST
Mexico City is considering a novel transit idea: two-person gondolas gliding along an aerial track. The costs of such a system may be far lower than extending the subway system.
February 3, 2015, 6am PST
After announcing its Georgetown 2028 Plan last year, the Georgetown Business Improvement District is continuing its ambitious efforts to bring new facilities and amenities online in Georgetown.
October 28, 2013, 6am PDT
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.
March 23, 2011, 7am PDT
An aerial gondola system will be built over the Thames River in London ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
March 22, 2011, 9am PDT
Officials in Hamburg, Germany are considering a plan to build an aerial tram connecting two of the city's popular neighborhoods.
March 5, 2011, 7am PST
A new gondola cable car system is opening in a Rio de Janeiro slum to improve accessibility.