Trolley

July 6, 2012, 9am PDT
A common criticism of streetcars are their relative slow speed combined with high capital and operating costs. Still, streetcars are being constructed in both large in small cities to help incentivize development.
The Naked City
January 26, 2010, 6am PST
An underground trolley station in Washington D.C. that later had a turn as a short-lived underground food court is being eyed by local artists as a possible site for a new underground cultural center and art space.
The Washington Post
Blog post
November 30, 2009, 5am PST

New Jersey's prized gateway communities along Long Beach Island - South Jersey's extra-special vacation spot better known to the planning community for its prescient example as human habitation threatened by natural erosion in Ian McHarg's planning tome “Design with Nature” - are facing an entirely man-made threat in the form of ill-conceived plans to effectively double the roadway “capacity” of the one and only bridge connecting this 18 mile barrier island to the mainland.  If NJDOT is left to its own devices, and local community officials rush them along, a proposed new bridge will have the complete opposi

Ian Sacs
June 24, 2009, 10am PDT
St. Joseph, Missouri, facing low ridership on its historic trolleys, put them in storage. Five years later, the city is unsure what to do with their non-working streetcars.
St. Joseph News
June 10, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Boise is hoping to follow on the coattails of Little Rock in bringing back a long de-commissioned trolley system to the city's downtown.</p>
The Idaho Statesman
March 21, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>San Diego's downtown trolley service is becoming too popular, causing officials to propose equipment upgrades to handle the rising crowds. But the bigger trolleys will take out some car lanes and affect traffic lights, and many are unhappy about it.</p>
San Diego City Beat