The Streetcar Trend

Despite recent news about monorails, four southern cities are reviving or extending their streetcar lines -- part of a larger national trend.
August 2, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Four cities either are inaugurating, reviving or extending their streetcar lines this year, bringing to 25 the number of metro areas in North America that are keeping alive the early 20th-century approach to mass transit... The Web site heritagetrolley.org lists 39 North American cities where projects are 'under active consideration.' Some of those systems, like the existing ones, will have vintage-style cars while others will opt for a sleeker modern style."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Friday, July 30, 2004 in USA Today
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