22 Cities on the Streetcar Bandwagon

This article looks at the growing popularity of streetcars in American cities, and highlights 22 cities that are planning to have new streetcar lines within the next two years.

"[I]t looks like streetcars are making a comeback. Curious about which cities are on the move? The Community Streetcar Coalition held a summit earlier this year in Alexandria, Virginia where it brought together people working to get new streetcars running in 22 cities across the nation."

The list includes Atlanta, Georgia, Baltimore, Maryland, and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Full Story: 22 Cities that May Have New Streetcar Lines Within 2 Years

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Waste of money.

Streetcars are nothing but a way to entice the middle class onto "cute" public transit. when a tree falls/car accident happens in front of a streetcar or lightrail, one must endure endless waits, whereas a bus can simply choose a different route. The money wasted on streetcar and light rail lines should be spent expanding heavy rail and improving bus infrastructure.

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