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Celebrating The Old-Fashioned Trolley

A commuter enumerates 9 reasons why she loves taking the trolley to work.
June 29, 2003, 5am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Every workday for the last 20 years I've been picked up a block from my house and deposited almost at my office door. Though my chauffeur is SEPTA, it's hard to view this as anything but a luxury.... Transit-oriented development may be the current buzz among planners, but our West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb is the real McCoy, offering 100 years of proof that the idea of linking housing, shopping, recreation and work by public transit is a winner."

Thanks to Jay Blossom

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Published on Thursday, June 26, 2003 in Philadelphia City Paper
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