Application of a Detachable Gondola Ropeway in an Urban Transport Environment: New Orleans, La.

by James K. Bunch, MART Skyline Gondola, New Orleans, LA, USA,
Jim Fletcher, MART Skyline Gondola, New Orleans, LA, USA,
Sam G. Bonasso, MART Skyline Gondola, New Orleans, LA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers: Engineering and Management in Major Activity Centers

Abstract:

The first United States application of the detachable, monocable, gondola ropeway system as an urban transportation system is presented. The system is the Mississippi Aerial River Transit System (M. A. R. T. ) that crosses the Mississippi at New Orleans. Construction and operational aspects are discussed as are system costs.



Subject Headings: Urban areas | Cables | Urban development | Construction costs | Transportation studies | River systems | River crossing | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States | Mississippi

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