16 January 2011
Funiculars ~ Hill Climbing Transport Solutions
Cities with hills need special additional infrastructure, including Funiculars, cable railways capable of climbing steep slopes. For example, above Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...Here in Lisbon, Portugal... In Zagreb, Croatia... Above Bergen, Norway... Here the CSMonitor spots Brazilian cable cars to hillside favelas... And there's even the Norwegian Trampe, a bicycle lift for hilly cities!