I hope the idea for a gondola up Burnaby Mountain is revived – this time pursued with more vigour. It could also be an urban tourist attraction and perhaps SFU could ‘cash’ in on it.
A Swiss-Canadian company unveiled a proposal over the weekend to build a privately funded cable car system across Toronto’s Don Valley, connecting downtown with the urban greenery surrounding the Evergreen Brick Works, a former quarry and industrial site turned environmental community center. …
Each car would be equipped with bike racks and be fully accessible for those with mobility challenges. Dale estimates it could attract between 500 and 1,000 riders a day, and between 220,000 and 515,000 a year.