Streetcars

A streetcar in Portland, Oregon. (Adams Carroll / Flickr)

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As many readers of Broken Sidewalk know, public transportation—or the lack thereof—is one of the most important issues in Louisville today. “An Old Way Forward,”...

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An Old Way Forward, the grassroots effort to reintroduce streetcars along the Fourth Street corridor in Louisville, got off to a great start last...
Atlanta's new streetcar system. (Lauren Holley / Courtesy Central Atlanta Progress)

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I am a big fan of streetcars and their potential to have transformative effects on neighborhoods and cities as a whole. I am so...
Charlotte's streetcar system. (Richard Gallagher / Flickr)

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The top urbanism blog from our nation's capital, Greater Greater Washington, recently published a map showing all of the existing or under construction United States...
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...