Streetcars

A Quick Look Back at Light Rail in Louisville

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...

Could a Market Street Streetcar Line Help Revitalize West Louisville?

Could a modern streetcar line help revitalize West Louisville? Louisville lawyer Clarence Hixson thinks it will and has proposed a concept line called the...

Video: What A Green Metropolis Could Look Like

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...

Developer Proposes Streetcar Line for Bardstown Road

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

Snapshot: Shelby Street Trolley Tracks Exposed

While we were visiting the 810 East Broadway development yesterday, we noticed a stretch of metal streetcar track that had been exposed during construction....

Okay, We’re Officially Jealous Of Seattle’s Streetcars

http://www.streetfilms.org/flvplayer.swf The 1.3 mile stretch of streetcar line that opened in Seattle just over a year ago looks amazing. Besides their smooth, silent, and odorless...

Trolley Tracks Revealed on Preston Street

Utility work on Preston Street between Main Street and Market Street this week revealed original train tracks beneath the asphalt road's surface. Louisville had...