Tram Makes Today Show’s List of Favorites

February 1, 2018

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens may top Julie Andrews’ list of favorites, but for the cast and crew of NBC’s Today Show, a trip across the East River on our iconic red Tram is what makes the cut. 


From left, Sheinelle Jones, a Today Show and MSNBC news anchor, RIOC Vice President Shelton Hayes, and Dylan Dreyer, an NBC News meteorologist, chat Wednesday during a Today Show taping at the Tram station. Photo from RIOC.


The morning show’s Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones, Dylan Dreyer, and crew, took a ride to Roosevelt Island Wednesday afternoon to tape a segment for the show’s “Favorite Things” feature. 


According to Alonza Robertson, public information officer for the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC), the news team spoke briefly with RIOC’s vice president of operations, Shelton Hayes, and Tram operator Armando Cordova of Leitner-Pimardova to learn more about the Tram’s history and operation. 


The piece is set to air on The Today Show the week of March 19.


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