Gallery: East River Skyway Gondola Could Get You from Brooklyn to Manha...

The East River Skyway proposes an alternative option that would be cheaper to build than a new subway line and that would also be able to transport people several avenues inland. Levy explained that his vision would also be zero-emissions since it would
The East River Skyway proposes an alternative option that would be cheaper to build than a new subway line and that would also be able to transport people several avenues inland. Levy explained that his vision would also be zero-emissions since it would be powered by electricity, 3x safer than bus or rail, super-efficient (able to move 5,000+ people per hour in both directions), and faster than other current methods of travel (4 minutes one-way from Williamsburg to Manhattan).

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  1. John Suttleworth September 19, 2014 at 3:37 pm
    Travel time across the East River is not the crux of the matter. The numbers of passengers per hour (Translates into people per gondola) and then what happens at disembarking. Where do the commuters go from there to complete their commute. The subway is a complete system. Gondalas are not.