Streetcars

The Seattle streetcar. (Courtesy SDOT)

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While Louisville's highway-expansion-fixed political leaders haven't made any progress on alternative transportation since the T2 initiative failed a decade ago, the general population has. It...
(Courtesy Vision Louisville)

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“A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” —Wayne Gretzky As many of...

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Of all the challenges facing Louisville in the 21st century, few are more important than the issue of mass transportation—or, rather, the lack of...
The old Schnitzelburg trolley loop. (Courtesy G-town/S-burg Blog)

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Schnitzelburg was once defined by a trolley loop connecting it with Downtown and beyond. The one-way tracks followed the route described in the amazing...
Rendering of T2 light rail on Market Street. (Courtesy TARC)

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A few readers were discussing Louisville's old light rail proposal circa 2002 called Transportation Tomorrow (T2), so I decided to post the old renderings...
Concept route for a Market Street trolley line. (Courtesy Clarence Hixson/badwaterjournal.com)

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Could a modern streetcar line help revitalize West Louisville? Louisville lawyer Clarence Hixson thinks it will and has proposed a concept line called the...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJ-5PyDIzY0 Check out this video titled Infrastructure In An Ecological Age of a theoretical Manchester, England after it has undergone a sustainability overhaul. The video was...

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What if a real streetcar line meandered down Bardstown Road, connecting by rail Baxter Avenue and the Douglass Loop? Developer Dennis Dutton is proposing...