Streetcar Plans Plow Ahead
Cities Use Federal Funding to Back New Routes but Some Call Projects a Waste
Each case is of course different. Streetcars may make sense in some cases. But I recall the comments of my boss Clay Weaver at the Chicago Regional Transportation Authority when I was enthusiastically planning new rail lines.
"Before you spend many millions of dollars on new rail lines why don't you try a bus first to see if anyone will ride it?"