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

Sick and tired of packing yourself into a sardine can subway car every morning to get to work? If you live in Brooklyn or Queens and commute to Manhattan, things could be looking up for you very soon. This morning, Dan Levy, president and CEO of his for
Sick and tired of packing yourself into a sardine can subway car every morning to get to work? If you live in Brooklyn or Queens and commute to Manhattan, things could be looking up for you very soon. This morning, Dan Levy, president and CEO of CityRealty, presented his vision for a faster, better - and heck, even pleasant - trip to work. Called the East River Skyway, the proposed gondola system would be able to shuttle commuters over the East River in just four minutes, all without having to build another costly and time-consuming underground subway line.

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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.