this is what the cabins of the cable car project might look like
“Isn’t it more urgent to resolve the traffic problem on the ring road? “, request…
“Isn’t it more urgent to resolve the traffic problem on the ring road? asked Céline Brousse, who got off her bike to quickly visit the exhibition inside the eco-citizen house (1). This Thursday 1eh December, the first day of the exhibition, 70 people have visited it according to the reception manager.
Up to 15,000 travelers per day
As elected officials praise the consultation that will enrich the decision made by Metropolis in the spring, Samir Bouhassoune examines the nine routes. He lives in Lormont and works in the Bassins à flot bordelais: the perfect target for the project. “The start at the foot of the Chaban bridge (site strangely called “Cité du vin”, Ed) is interesting, but it gets stuck at a tricky crossroads,” said the engineer. “Achard quieter even though it’s a bit far. And you really need an intermediate station in Lormont-Lissandre, with the new districts of Brazza, Lissandre and Cascades de Garonne. And I’m not saying that because I’ll probably only be living in the area for a few months…! »
At the docks, pedestrians sit in cabins: 10-12 places for the small model in a single-cable system, 35 stands for the largest, in three cables. “We’re really going above the Garonne with this,” exclaimed Yvette Pouilly, 75, visibly passionate about the new means of transport. “I already love the Bat’cub, I’m for this new carousel, but will it be successful?” Forecasts for the Métropole range from 9 to 15,000 travelers per day.
Reliability, tourism, economy
“This is 10% of the additional travelers that will be brought in 2030 and this is the right bank plain that needs to be irrigated above all”, saddened in spirit after a few hours Christophe Duprat, municipal councilor of opposition (right) in the hall of Bordeaux Métropole for at the first public meeting. The only political attack under the cover of a technical presentation at the beginning of the evening. A resident is concerned about the reliability of the gondolas: “Since May 2022, we have an availability of 99.4%”, answered Patrick Vial of the Tisseo network in Toulouse, who came to testify tonight.
Is the generated tourist traffic taken into account? Between the Bassins à flot in full swing, the hillside park and the Rocher de Palmer on the hillsides, the question arises. “We include 10% of the tourist flow in our studies”, says Mathieu Karcher, project director at Métropole. The mayor of Cenon Jean-François Egron added: “Between active people in the morning and evening, the viewers of the Rock after a while, and the tourists instead during the day, it must be well distributed. »
Overview of CNB
“Will this really relieve congestion on tram line A”, we asked 45 Internet users following from afar. “This is one of the goals, of course,” insists Jean Touzeau, mayor of Lormont. Line A but also line B in Bacalan. A meter, more relevant? “Maybe, but it’s far”, answered the elected representative of the right bank. “The gondolas are a partial answer, of course, but they’re fast and it’s a new river crossing. ” The general manager of Constructions navales de Bordeaux (CNB), a site with 1,000 employees who could possibly be overwhelmed (and the only condition a priori for the intermediate station at Lissandre), recalled his concern about industrial espionage. “You at the heart of the reflections”, trying to reassure the elected official of Lormont. “We must find a technical solution. “One of the many issues that will be included for the consensus success of the project.
(1) Tuesday to Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm until February 13. FREE ADMISSION.