Cities that May Have New Streetcar Lines Within 2 YearsOctober 14, 2010 24 comments Print Article
It appears that streetcars are making a comeback and that Jacksonville may fall further behind its peers. The Community Streetcar Coalition held a summit earlier this year in Alexandria, Virginia where it brought together people working to get new streetcars running in 22 cities across the nation. Curious about which cities are on the move?
Cities that may be constructing streetcar lines within a year or two are below, as well as a few insights on and expectations for those most likely to be built.
Cities working on plans to create their first modern streetcar lines include:
Bold: A community smaller than Jacksonville
Little Rock, Arkansas
Los Angeles, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
New Orleans, Louisiana
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Charlotte, North Carolina
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Providence, Rhode Island
Fort Worth, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2010/04/18/22-cities-that-may-have-new-streetcar-lines-within-2-years/
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