Are they primarily about economic development or getting people around a city?
It's a cost-effective, high-return option, says Chicago's transportation commissioner.
The finer details of this urban legend deserve their own book.
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.
Even the most ubiquitous technologies eventually disappear.
If light rail and streetcar systems are 'too quiet,' it would be an awfully nice problem to have