Bolivia is tripling the size of its subway in the sky


Passengers board cable cars at the Jacha Kathu station in El Alto

Bolivia already has the largest urban cable car system in the world. Now the booming country is tripling the size of the network and will soon have nine lines whizzing above the administrative capital of La Paz.

The Andean city of 1.8 million has long struggled with chaotic transport. Minibuses and taxis with handwritten signs in their windscreens pick up passengers randomly along winding, congested routes.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/27/us-bolivia-cablecar-idUSKCN0Q11YQ20150727