Bicycle Lift

San Francisco may have trolleys, but Trondheim Norway has the World's first bicycle lift.  Oddly, the hill in the pictures doesn't look too bad, I wonder how it would work on a hill with a steeper grade?  We have a local hill that could benefit from such a contraption, now we just need to get the bicycle density to a point where the city could justify installing one.

As an aside, I can't help but comment on how refreshing it is to see pictures, full of bicycles on the road and very few cars.  Unless I missed one, there wasn't a single car actually on the road.  I just heard this morning, that gas prices in some parts of CA are already over $4/gal and we haven't even hit the summer travel peak yet.  Perhaps the US can slowly adopt a more European transportation model.

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