Streetcars

Reuters

Are Streetcars Part of the Transit Network?

Are they primarily about economic development or getting people around a city?

AP

Seeing Bike-Share as an Alternative to Streetcars

It's a cost-effective, high-return option, says Chicago's transportation commissioner.

Be Careful How You Refer to the So-Called 'Great American Streetcar Scandal'

The finer details of this urban legend deserve their own book.

Orange Empire Railway Museum

A Funeral Car Named 'Descanso,' or, When Death Rode the Rails in America

In the first decades of the 20th century, if you died in a city, you may have traveled toward your final resting place via public transit.

Wikimedia Commons

What the Steamship and the Landline Can Tell Us About the Decline of the Private Car

Even the most ubiquitous technologies eventually disappear.

Flickr user trams aux fils, licensed under Creative Commons

Streetcar Serenity

If light rail and streetcar systems are 'too quiet,' it would be an awfully nice problem to have