The original Roosevelt Island aerial tramway - the first tram in the country to be used for urban transportation – was opened in May 1976.
The Roosevelt Island Tram is once again the most modern urban aerial tramway system in the world; as it had been when first installed in 1976.
Read about the benefits of the modernization project for Roosevelt Island's tram.
Browse important facts about the Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway System.
Read the vital statistics about the tram, including the distance and points that it travels.
View the organization of the modernization project and find out who is overseeing the project.