A $200 million, 4.2km gondola system has been proposed by Austrian firm Doppelmayr, linking Wynyard Quarter, Bayswater and Akoranga bus station, NZ Herald reveals. But transport advocates say a gondola line is unlikely to be a viable option for getting pedestrians and cyclists across the Waitematā Harbour. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said any project seeking public investment needed to be based on a robust business case showing any funding would deliver net benefits.