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Over Time, Will More Streetcars Get Their Own Lanes?

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CityLab ran an article yesterday describing how Seattle’s new streetcar addition breaks the mold of its peers in one key way: It runs on dedicated lanes, rather than in mixed traffic. The new wave of streetcars are often criticized for slow average speeds. If the political will doesn’t exist to provide the systems with dedicated right […]

Over Time, Will More Streetcars Get Their Own Lanes?

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CityLab ran an article yesterday describing how Seattle’s new streetcar addition breaks the mold of its peers in one key way: It runs on dedicated lanes, rather than in mixed traffic. The new wave of streetcars are often criticized for slow average speeds. If the political will doesn’t exist to provide the systems with dedicated right […]

The Tricky Politics of Introducing a Streetcar to a City

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Adding a new streetcar in a city with less-than-fantastic transit, or in a red or purple state, is not for the faint of heart. Nobody in the country has fought harder for their streetcar than Cincinnati, prevailing over assaults by local, state and federal actors. But Milwaukee could be a close second. As far back as the […]

The Tricky Politics of Introducing a Streetcar to a City

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Adding a new streetcar in a city with less-than-fantastic transit, or in a red or purple state, is not for the faint of heart. Nobody in the country has fought harder for their streetcar than Cincinnati, prevailing over assaults by local, state and federal actors. But Milwaukee could be a close second. As far back as the […]

Today’s Headlines

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New Cincinnati Mayor Could Mean Death of Streetcar Plan (Next City) Big Questions Surround Plan for High-Speed DC-to-NY Train (Politico) As Amtrak Fights for Funding, New CFO Takes Over (The Hill) Maryland Wins Approval for Private Partners on Purple Line (WaPo) Should the Federal Government Take Part in Car-Sharing? (Next City) Senate Panel Hears Ideas […]