March 6, 2014

Plans to build gondola linking Seattle waterfront unveiled

Union Street Gondola rendering. Courtesy VIA Architecture

Union Street Gondola rendering. Courtesy VIA Architecture
SEATTLE — Developers announced plans Tuesday to build a gondola that would carry passengers from the Convention Center down Union Street to the waterfront with a stop at Pike Place Market, The Seattle Times reported.

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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. For the full story, click here.

Seattle skyline. Courtesy Union Street Gondola

Seattle skyline. Courtesy Union Street Gondola

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  • Elena[ March 6th, 2014 @ 4:30pm ]

    Austin has talked about this for a while now. Check out: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2012/11/forget-subways-austin-needs-mass-transit-gondolas/4035/

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