Streetcar

The Key to Saving the U.S. Transportation Program

Cities and towns need more power over federal funds.

Will Cincinnati's Streetcar Go the Way of Its Abandoned Subway?

The city must decide soon whether to keep the project going — or pay back $45 million in federal funding.

San Antonio Can't Decide If It's Building Streetcars or Light Rail

The city is locked in a bewildering debate, with transit funding at stake.

How the Streetcar Shaped Post-Katrina New Orleans

The system attracted commercial developers but may have displaced residential ones.

The Streetcar at the Heart of the Cincinnati Mayoral Race

Two similar candidates have very different thoughts on whether the city should go through with the project.

The Surprising Key to Making Transit-Oriented Development Work

Turns out quality matters less than government support.

When It Comes to Streetcars and Economic Development, There's So Much We Don't Know

Both BRT and streetcars are championed as tools for development. But only one has evidence to back that up.

That's Right, Los Angeles Is Giving Up Car Lanes for Pedestrians

Six lanes of traffic will be reduced to three in the city's plan to improve the walkability of Broadway.

The Case for Caution When It Comes to Building Streetcars

There are several reasons to be excited about streetcars — and several others to be skeptical.

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx Tapped to Head the Department of Transportation

Finally, a replacement for Ray LaHood.

Lost Treasure of the Day: Edmonton's Streetcar Bookmobile

How good things once were!

5 Small City Transit Projects in Progress

A look at some of the best projects in America's less well-known cities

Why Did Some Streetcars Survive When Most Didn't?

Streetcars are making a comeback across the country, but in New Orleans, they never went away