Treasures of New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

Clip | 5m 10s

Opened in 1976 as a temporary means of transportation, the Roosevelt Island Tramway has become a fixture of the East River skyline.This unique mode of public transit carries riders between Manhattan and Roosevelt Island, climbing 272 feet above the East River.

Aired: 06/29/18

Rating: NR

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