The importance of Ropeways in Urban Transportation
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Urban transportation has so far made little use of the many advantages of ropeways, despite the fact that already in the 1980's a number of conferences were held in order to promote such systems. What are the reasons for the so far modest success of all these efforts? In this paper we will try to demonstrate the main reasons, such as lack of information and know-how in the heads of urban planners, the lack of information and incorporation in the respective education at universities, the amusement type image of the systems as well as the fact, that the systems have made an tremendous development ...