Thursday, January 04, 2007

Minnesotans Pondering Streetcars

The Downtown Journal, Minneapolis' downtown-centric community newspaper, has a person-on-the-street piece on residents' thoughts on streetcars. Articles like this one have a tendency to turn into train wrecks, but, thankfully, the Journal story manages to stay more on the rails than off.

Streetcar Bickering in Arkansas

Let's say you're a modest town with a modest bus system. Would 121,500 riders a year be enough to justify a streetcar line? The executive director of Central Arkansas Transit seems to think so.