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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Streetcar dreams

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 7:35 AM

Wall Street Journal today talks about how streetcar lines are being used around the country. Not for transit -- they're a proven bust there -- but as redevelopment baubles. I don't think I'd put it as the WSJ did:

The streetcar line in Little Rock, Ark., has sparked revitalization of the city's River Market and warehouse district.

I think tons of city money, a presidential library, the Central Arkansas Library, some private developers did a bit more sparking than the streetcar, though it is an adornment.

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