Streetcar

Atlanta streetcar

Expansion Planned for Atlanta Streetcar

A proposed expansion of Atlanta's beleaguered downtown streetcar could turn the 'novelty' line into a truly useful transportation option in the car-centric city.

December 22, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

San Diego Trolley

San Diego Trolley Extension Launch a 'Rousing Success'

San Diego's new trolley extension, which serves UC San Diego and communities near the U.S.-Mexico border, saw strong ridership numbers on its opening day.

December 7, 2021 - Progressive Railroading

El Paso Trolleys

El Paso Streetcar Returns With Free Fares

The historic streetcars will connect uptown and downtown amenities in a 4.8-mile loop.

August 4, 2021 - KLAQ

DART Dallas

Dallas Council Begrudgingly Keeps Downtown Streetcar Alive

Council members complain that the Oak Cliff Streetcar is a "vanity project" that drains money from other potential transit improvements.

March 1, 2021 - D Magazine

Broadway Los Angeles

L.A. Officials to Look at Possibility of Car-Free Downtown Broadway

Los Angeles may follow in San Francisco’s footsteps by banning cars along a stretch of a downtown thoroughfare.

February 19, 2020 - Curbed Los Angeles

Los Angeles BRT

Transit Projects Would Provide Local and Regional Connectivity for L.A. Suburb

Two projects on the table in Glendale, California, a BRT line and a streetcar, would increase mobility options in the city.

April 23, 2019 - Glendale News-Press

Snow Removal

Polar Vortex Shuts Down Detroit's Q-Line Streetcar

Other polar vortex-related transit news included fire on the tracks in Chicago.

January 31, 2019 - Detroit Free Press

Milwaukee Streetcar

'The Hop' Streetcar Opens to the Public Today in Milwaukee

The Hop will deliver new transit service on the east side of downtown Milwaukee. The Hop comes also serves big development expectations from local officials.

November 2, 2018 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Streetcar Route

St. Paul-Mall of America Streetcar Connection Moving Forward

The Riverview transit corridor has plenty of local support. Now planners will get to work.

June 20, 2018 - The Pioneer Press

Detroit Streetcar

How Detroit's QLine Streetcar Got Off Track

The QLine could ride its own dedicated lane and serve a real need for commuters. Instead, it's a slow circulator for a small part of downtown.

March 19, 2018 - Streetsblog USA

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