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June 16, 2014

Vancouver university gondola project goes unfunded

The project, which would run from University Station at Simon Fraser University directly to Burnaby Mountain, was not funded as part of a $7.5 billion regional transit improvement plan that was passed by Metro Vancouver mayors last week


March 6, 2014

Plans to build gondola linking Seattle waterfront unveiled

The half-mile long Union Street Gondola will be able to move 1,800 people an hour and will be funded solely through private investment.


December 2, 2013

Gondolas considered for Georgetown transit overhaul

Proposal is part of effort to better connect area with local transportation. Other plans include streetcars and changes to the university's shuttle system.


May 17, 2012

London cable car system may not be ready for Olympics

The 1,000-yard gondola lift line crosses the River Thames in east London and is planned to be both a commuter route and a tourist attraction.


March 1, 2011

Rio turns to the sky for transit options

A new six-station gondola line set to debut this month, will feature 152 gondolas and carry 30,000 people a day along a 2.1-mile route — transforming an hour-and-a-half trip to a nearby commuter rail station into a 16-minute sky ride.


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