Crazy commutes: 10 of the weirdest forms of urban transport

Medellin slum has outdoor escalator installed, Colombia - 29 Jul 2013

I saw this story over at the Elevator Radio Show website and thought that our reading audience would enjoy it.  As you know, the population of most urban areas is very large and continues to grow.  Many times there are not sufficient amounts, or forms, of transportation available. This particular combination typically spells inconvenience when trying to commute.  So, many forms of transportation continue to get larger, more efficient and apparently unusual.

Here’s your guide to unusual modes of inner-city transport as compiled by It just so happens that several forms of vertical transportation make this list – from large outdoor escalators to the world’s largest urban cable car.

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