Light Rail Systems And Routes In Other Cities

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earthling
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Re: Light Rail Systems And Routes In Other Cities

Postby earthling » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:23 pm

brewcrew1000 wrote:Couldn't the Freeway issues in Atlanta be a blessing in disguise for some people? Its possible that some people never rode MARTA or used the Bus system to commute might just stick to commuting that way and not have to deal with the huge traffic issues in ATL


^And maybe it will prompt more businesses to provide reduced fare passes.

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Re: Light Rail Systems And Routes In Other Cities

Postby flyingember » Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:50 am

Loop Trolley won’t start without more money or so they claim

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt ... f80ff.html

They hired staff too early it looks like but local government isn’t convinced the money is needed

Meanwhile operating may be pushed back again

Planning started in detail in 2005, they were fully funded in 2010, took 5 years to begin construction and looks like it will be three years to operations

So an 13 year process from end to end.


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