Tag: Roosevelt Island Tram

New Roosevelt Island Tram

RIOC’s Proposed Budget for 2021-22 Hinges on the Unthinkable

RIOC’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, starting April 1st, hinges on the unthinkable‚Ķ the end of Tram service for Roosevelt Island. Partly, that’s the result of the state’s original sin, failing to embrace democracy.

Roosevelt Island Tram’s 43rd Birthday

The Roosevelt Island Tram’s 43rd Birthday caught historian Judith Berdy’s attention. “Happy 43rd Birthday,” she wrote in a May email. The Tram evolved from essential resource. It’s now also an adventure drawing more tourists than locals who count on it for commuting ever expected. Or welcomed.