Editor’s note: posted 22 Dec 2012 this redevelopment area on north end of Ensenada malecon. Speculating that a cable car/tram from the malecon up Chapultepec hill would provide spectacular views of the port, the bay, downtown ensenada and sunsets. An anchor attraction like a tram would lead to further development of entertainment with a tad more diversified appeal than Anthony’s and Paris. For a city that can’t fix potholes, this would be a major accomplishment.
XX City officials chaired by Mayor Enrique Pelayo Torres, held a meeting with foreign investors interested in installing a cable car tour in Ensenada.
The Director of Economic Development and Business Links, Adolfo Ibarra Villarino reported that company representatives Shellabarger Consulting and Development expressed interest in implementing this system of air transportation in the municipality, to have attractive tourist areas in which this project would assist and would be successful.
“Investors have visited several places like the Valle de Guadalupe, the Punta Banda, La Bufadora, Port and Coastal Boulevard, and told us it would take about three months to determine the viability of the project according to the regulations, study the market potential and determine the specific location suitable for the operation of the cable car, “he said.
Villarino Adolfo stated that this project materialize, Shellabarger, Consulting and Development, which operates cable cars in the United States and Canada will invest about $ 3 million in this transportation service listed first world.
The first announcement of a cable car (2004 article here)
More graphics and photos from 2004-2005 Ensenada Tramway project