Gallery: Caracas Cable Transportation System Helps Venezuelan Neighborh...

 
Residents of the hilly neighborhood of San Agustín in Caracas, Venezuela are used to climbing a lot of stairs to get home, but now with the help of an overhead cable car transport system, commuting in and out of the barrio has become much easier. Metro Cable is a network of five stations connecting the hilltops with the city center and the metro system. But the network of cable cars, designed by Urban Think Tank, is far more than just convenient public transportation. The Metro Cable also incorporates sustainable design, renewable energy and smart urban planning. The carefully thought out system also preserves the pedestrian oriented nature of the community, and promotes safe and sustainable development for a better community in the long term.

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