Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

smart city challenge

Pie in the sky transit proposal: Gondolas in St. Pete

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

St. Pete wants to move its people around St. Pete over the roads. Earlier this month the city submitted an application for a $40 million federal grant with its big-ticket item focused on Aerial Cable Propelled Transit. Or Gondolas. It’s an almost Jetsons-like vision invoking images of people floating along in bubbles. Though, in St. Pete’s vision they’re not floating, they’re being pulled along cables connected to intermittent posts. Plus it’s technology that already exists. Other countries use Gondolas as…

Keep Reading

Go to Top