Are “Smart Cities” technologies really solving profound urban problems? It seems that municipal executives rush to adopt technologies rather than lead brave actions towards better management of their domain.
The “Carmelit” is Haifa’s underground funicular, linking the lower city (“Downtown”) at sea level and the Carmel Center at 274 meters above sea level. In July 2015, the main cable of the system was replaced. Watch a video and still photos of the process.