Streetcars

3 days ago
City's don't need vintage streetcars; cities need the frequency and convenience of service delivered by the streetcar lines from days past.
Mobility Lab
February 18, 2019, 5am PST
Big changes are in store for one of the busiest transit lines in New Orleans.
The New Orleans Advocate
February 13, 2019, 5am PST
New research is ambivalent about the potential for streetcar investments to reap promised economic development rewards.
PhysOrg
December 4, 2018, 9am PST
It's only the third full funding grant administration signed by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. The $149 million capital investment grant will help fund the 4-mile modern streetcar line from Santa Ana to Garden Grove in Orange County, Calif.
PR Newswire
December 3, 2018, 6am PST
Examining Portland and Seattle's much-talked-about systems, the authors highlight the importance of treating streetcars as a viable transport option, rather than just a means to stimulate development.
The Washington Post
October 3, 2018, 12pm PDT
The M-Line of The Hop streetcar is set to open in Milwaukee on November 2, but property values the route are already climbing faster than the rest of the city.
Urban Milwaukee
September 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Plans for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector, otherwise known as the BQX, are still on the table, despite reports of the project's demise.
Crain's New York Business
July 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new streetcar extension would complete Seattle's streetcar network in a particularly busy corner of the city's downtown. The mayor doesn’t seem enthused with the idea, even if riders are already enthused with streetcars.
The Seattle Times
June 20, 2018, 8am PDT
The Riverview transit corridor has plenty of local support. Now planners will get to work.
The Pioneer Press
May 24, 2018, 10am PDT
A federal grant will allow Sound Transit to double the length of Tacoma's light rail system.
Federal Transit Administration
April 15, 2018, 9am PDT
The Hop streetcar is under construction and nearing completion.
Urban Milwaukee
April 13, 2018, 7am PDT
The New York Times transit reporter looks into the lack of progress on the $2.5 billion project proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in his 2016 State of the City speech. The mayor responds angrily to a Daily News article casting doubt on the project.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
March 22, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Seattle Times columnist says it's time to ban cars from the congested and dangerous South Lake Union street.
The Seattle Times
March 15, 2018, 2pm PDT
Woodward Avenue will get a temporary road diet during special events in response to safety concerns connected to the QLine.
Detroit Free Press
March 11, 2018, 7am PDT
Mechanical failures and understaffing have contributed to plummeting ridership for the Cincinnati Bell Connector.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
March 9, 2018, 11am PST
Vancouver's mile-long street car was built for the Olympics and ran for only 60 days, but some of the city's residents want that service back.
Next City
January 19, 2018, 11am PST
It's been a rough week for the Cincinnati Bell Connector.
WLWT
January 16, 2018, 11am PST
While the 2.8 mile Wave Streetcar project has secured $195 million, proposals for design and construction are coming in higher than expected, which would leave Broward County and Fort Lauderdale responsible for half the extra cost.
Sun Sentinel
January 14, 2018, 5am PST
Commuters are voting with their feet in Toronto as ridership surges on the King Street streetcar after changes that restricted cars along the route.
The Globe and Mail
January 4, 2018, 7am PST
Citing the psychological impact of doughnuts and the American Red Cross, one opinion writer questions the wisdom of a recent sponsorship deal.
Urban Milwaukee