Considering the Rail Passenger Purview

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; November 11, 2019 There are many reasons why people should choose public transit; from…

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Washington Union Station badly needs updates. Here’s why fixing it is so complicated.

By George Kevin Jordan, Editor and Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; November 7, 2019 Union Station in DC is a key…

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Wisconsin: Milwaukee streetcar celebrates solid first year, but extensions still in limbo: Slideshow

By Sean Ryan, Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal; November 3, 2019 Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he would like to see…

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Tampa, Florida: TECO Line Streetcar nearly triples annual ridership

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; October 18, 2019 The TECO Line Streetcar in Tampa has closed out…

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Is Good Public Transit Becoming More Politically Viable in Texas?

By Peter Simek, Published in FrontBurner, D Magazine; October 7, 2019 In Texas, the stars at night are big and…

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Forget Ride-Hailing. Rail Is A City’s Most Cost-Effective, Least-Polluting Transport

By Jean Pierre Cresci, Kevin Smeets and Laetitia Plisson, Forbes; September 24, 2019 Railroads have always been part of the…

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Wisconsin: Report finds funding strategy for Milwaukee’s streetcar unusual compared to other cities

By Victor Jacobo, WDJT CBS 58; September 12, 2019 MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) — A new report out Thursday takes…

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Tampa, Florida: TECO Line Streetcar hits over 76,000 in ridership

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal, August 9, 2019 The TECO Line Streetcar is on a roll. The…

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New Orleans: Large section of St. Charles streetcar line to close for repairs

From Uptown Messenger; July 8, 2019 Nearly half of the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line will shut down for repairs…

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Florida: How Tampa Tripled Ridership on its Streetcar

By Angie Schmitt. Streetsblog USA; April 8, 2019 Here’s a happy transit story: A $2.7-million state grant to Tampa’s downtown streetcar…

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San Francisco’s Muni rail on-time rate up citywide—but still terrible overall

By Adam Brinklow, Curbed San Francisco; March 26, 2019 The latest round of Muni performance data, released by the city…

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How Muni’s oldest streetcar survived 122 years to become San Francisco’s sweetheart

By Magnolia McKay, KALW Local Public Radio; March 26, 2019 San Francisco’s oldest working streetcar is a survivor. Car 578,…

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New Orleans hits brakes on faster streetcar routes; longer walks to stops drove outrage

BY JEFF ADELSON, The New Orleans Advocate; March 26, 2019 The Regional Transit Authority is pumping the brakes on a…

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New Orleans: Transportation planner sees merit in speeding up Canal streetcar service

By Bobby Evans, Contributing Opinion Writer, The Lens; March 22, 2019   The proposed pilot program to improve Canal streetcar…

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Wisconsin: Milwaukee planning to extend streetcar to convention center prior to 2020 Democratic National Convention

By Alex Zank, Biz Times Milwaukee Business News; March 15, 2019 Milwaukee is planning to extend the Hop streetcar system…

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Texas: Dallas Public Transit Was Better in 1919 Than It Is in 2019

By Peter Simek, D Magazine; February 26, 2019 Dallas public transit was on the right track. By 1919, the city…

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Cincinnati streetcar advertising was 70 percent off budget in 2018, bringing in just over $100K.

By Hannah Sparling, Cincinnati Enquirer; January 28, 2019 Expectation: The Cincinnati Bell Connector would bring in more than $350,000 from…

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Here’s shocking video proof Milwaukee’s The Hop streetcar can run in snow

By Matt Wild, Milwaukee Record; January 28, 2019 We’re almost three months into the life of The Hop, Milwaukee’s long-in-the-works…

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Milwaukee streetcar The Hop’s average daily rides increase in second month

By Sean Ryan, Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal; January 15, 2019 Milwaukee’s downtown streetcar posted an increase in average daily ridership…

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin moving ahead with expansion of The Hop streetcar to the Wisconsin Center convention hall

By James B. Nelson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; January 4, 2019 It’s full speed ahead with plans to extend the Milwaukee…

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Opening weekend Oklahoma City streetcar ridership totals released

By William Crum, The Oklahoman; December 20, 2018 Embark transit said it counted 20,104 trips taken on the downtown streetcar…

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Wisconsin: Milwaukee streetcar ‘The Hop’ ridership outpaces estimates

By Tom Durian , Photojournalist Jeremy Dunk, WTMJ NBC; November 29, 2018 Milwaukee City officials are pleased with the ridership…

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Milwaukee: No shirt, no shoes, no streetcar: Hop on and read the new Streetcar Code of Conduct

By Matt Wild, Milwaukee Record; November 27, 2018 It’s another big week for The Hop, a.k.a. the Milwaukee streetcar that…

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Milwaukee’s The Hop reports ridership over 16,000 during streetcar’s opening weekend

By Maredithe Meyer, BizTimes; November 09, 2018 During its first three days of passenger service, downtown Milwaukee’s new streetcar generated…

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El Paso, Texas streetcars make their return after 45-year absence

From The El Paso Times; November 9, 2018 With that distinct sound streetcar bell — Ding-Ding! — El Paso’s streetcars…

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