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Roosevelt Island Tramway

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The Roosevelt Island Tramway is an aerial tramway in New York City that spans the East River and connects Roosevelt Island to the Upper East Side of Manhattan. [1]

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Aerial tramway

An aerial tramway, sky tram, cable car, ropeway or aerial tram is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides propulsion.

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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.

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Bullwheel

A bullwheel or bull wheel is a large wheel on which a rope turns, such as in a chairlift.

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East River

The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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Fultonhistory.com

Fultonhistory.com or Old Fulton NY Postcards is a historic newspaper website which contains archives of over 1000 New York newspapers, and some from other states and Canada.

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Headway

Headway is a measurement of the distance or time between vehicles in a transit system.

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Leitner-Poma

Leitner-Poma of America is a North American aerial lift manufacturer based in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway)

Lexington Avenue/51st Street is a New York City Subway station complex on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line and IND Queens Boulevard Line.

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Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)

Lexington Avenue/59th Street is a New York City Subway station complex shared by the IRT Lexington Avenue Line and the BMT Broadway Line.

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Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (63rd Street Lines)

Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (formerly Lexington Avenue) is a New York City Subway station in Lenox Hill, Manhattan, shared by the IND and BMT 63rd Street Lines.

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List of bus routes in Queens

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) operates a number of bus routes in Queens, New York, United States, under two different public brands.

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Lists of crossings of the East River

For crossings of the East River, a tidal strait in New York City, United States, see.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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MetroCard

The MetroCard is the payment method for the New York City Subway; New York City Transit buses, including routes operated by Atlantic Express under contract to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), MTA Bus, and Nassau Inter-County Express systems (NICE); PATH; the Roosevelt Island Tramway; AirTrain JFK; and Westchester County's Bee-Line Bus System.

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in Downstate New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 850,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.

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Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.

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Motor–generator

A motor–generator (an M–G set) is a device for converting electrical power to another form.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Department of Transportation

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) is the agency of the government of New York City responsible for the management of much of New York City's transportation infrastructure.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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New York Post

The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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NY1

NY1 (also officially known as Spectrum News NY1 and spoken as New York One) is an American cable news television channel founded by Time Warner Cable, which itself is owned by Charter Communications through its acquisition in May 2016.

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Poma

Poma, also known as Pomagalski S.A. is a French company which manufactures cable-driven lift systems, including fixed and detachable chairlifts, gondola lifts, funiculars, aerial tramways, people movers, and surface lifts.

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Portland Aerial Tram

No description.

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Public housing

Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.

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Public-benefit corporation

Public-benefit corporations are a specific type of corporation that allow for public benefit to be a charter purpose in addition to the traditional corporate goal of maximizing profit for shareholders.

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Queens Plaza (Queens)

Queens Plaza is a plaza straddling the western end of Queens Boulevard in Long Island City, Queens, between 21st Street and Jackson Avenue/Northern Boulevard (NY 25A).

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Queensboro Bridge

The Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge – because its Manhattan end is located between 59th and 60th Streets – and officially titled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, is a cantilever bridge over the East River in New York City that was completed in 1909.

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Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island is a narrow island in New York City's East River.

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Roosevelt Island (IND 63rd Street Line)

Roosevelt Island is a station on the IND 63rd Street Line of the New York City Subway.

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Roosevelt Island Bridge

The Roosevelt Island Bridge is a vertical lift bridge that connects Roosevelt Island in Manhattan to Astoria in Queens, crossing the East Channel of the East River.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Transportation in New York City

The transportation system of New York City is a network of complex infrastructural systems.

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Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park/Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street.

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Von Roll Holding

Von Roll Holding AG is a Swiss industrial group that operates worldwide in 20 sites (15 production sites).

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Woodhaven, Queens

Woodhaven is a middle-class neighborhood located in the central section of the New York City borough of Queens.

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WPIX

WPIX, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is a CW-affiliated television station licensed to New York City and owned by Tribune Broadcasting.

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2005 New York City transit strike

In December 2005, the Transport Workers Union Local 100 (TWU) called a strike in New York City.

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60th Street Tunnel

The 60th Street Tunnel carries the of the New York City Subway under the East River and Roosevelt Island between Manhattan and Queens.

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63rd Street Lines

The IND 63rd Street Line and BMT 63rd Street Line, also referred to as the 63rd Street Crosstown, Crosstown Route, or Route 131-A, are two rapid transit lines of the IND and BMT divisions of the New York City Subway system.

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63rd Street Tunnel

The 63rd Street Tunnel carries the 63rd Street Lines of the New York City Subway under the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Queens.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roosevelt_Island_Tramway

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