beautyfromashes wrote:The biggest response that I hear from my suburbanite friends when I talk about how popular the streetcar is, is “Just wait til they start charging for it! No one will ride!”. Please don’t make us urban supporters look stupid by charging. Just don’t even research it.
They don't even need to do a poll to know it's a horrible idea. Ridership has dropped up to 40% in other cities when they started charging, which reduces the development benefits as well. A streetcar fee isn't even worth considering.