The Roosevelt Island Tramway is an aerial tramway in New York City, that spans the East River and connects Roosevelt Island to the Upper East side of Manhattan. The tramway is the first commuter aerial tramway in North America having opened in 1976. Since then, over 26 million passengers have ridden the tram.
The sky in this photo and the sunburst behind the cab were added for artistic effect. They are not a part of the original scene.