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Gondolas Coming to a Population Center Near You!

Gondola and ski lift manufacturer Doppelmayr has just pitched using their transportation solutions to create urban cable cars in rapidly growing cities.

RELATED: Squaw Valley - Alpine Meadows Base-to-Base Gondola Approved

As global population swells and concentrates in urban areas, Doppelmayr believes that its gondolas provide an eco-friendly and economically beneficial way to complement existing subway, bus, and train services. Additionally, gondolas can bridge natural obstacles much more easily than many existing methods of urban transportation, which makes them perfect for landscapes with varied topography. In fact, urban gondolas are already popular throughout South America and are beginning to gain traction in Southeast Asia as well.

As a constant presence on ski slopes in over 90 countries, Doppelmayr has a good shot at becoming the go to technology for any urban gondola projects.

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