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DOTr begins France-funded study for Metro Manila cable car system

Nov 14, 2018 - 5:20 PM

The French government extends a multimillion-peso grant for the study, with the Department of Transportation expected to identify possible areas in Metro Manila for the implementation of the project

CABLE CAR. Transportation Secretary Arthur P Tugade and Ambassador of France to the Philippines Nicolas Galey lead the kickoff program for the urban cable car feasibiity study. Photo from DOTr

La Paz's colorful cable car system: no traffic and a great view

Jul 16, 2018 - 10:03 AM

The Celestial is the 7th line in the city's modern cable car system, inaugurated in 2014 and with 16 kilometers of cable in La Paz and reaching to the mountaintop communities of El Alto, at over 4,000 meters

NO TRAFFIC. The Bolivian car cable state-owned company "Mi teleferico" inaugurates the Light Blue line that connects the south hillside with the center of La Paz. Photo by  Jorge Bernal/AFP

Megawide consortium to propose cable cars to ease Cebu traffic

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:45 AM

The development of a cable car system will only take 12 to 14 months as it has less infrastructure requirements like right of way says an official of the consortium

NEW WAY TO COMMUTE? The Cebu airport operator plans to propose using cable cars to ease Cebu traffic. Cable cars photo from Wikimedia

Cable cars 'not the answer' for Metro Manila mass transit needs

Jun 29, 2016 - 9:00 AM

How feasible is the proposal of the incoming transportation chief to put up a cable car system?

SUBWAY IN THE SKY. The country's incoming transportation chief wants a cable car system in Makati, Pasig and Laguna

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Cable cars to ease Metro Manila's traffic woes?

Jun 28, 2016 - 1:07 PM

Incoming transportation secretary Arthur Tugade says using cable cars as an alternative mode of transportation is being seriously looked into

NEW WAY TO COMMUTE? Incoming transportation secretary Arthur Tugade says the government is considering using cable cars to ease metro traffic, similar to the cable car system used in Bolivia (shown here). Photo by Grullab on Wikimedia