Streetcars being built more for Economic Development goals than Mobilility

By · August 13, 2010 · Filed in Uncategorized

Here’s a couple of interesting articles about how communities are using Streetcars to drive economic development.

I strongly encourage those of you interested in the continued revitalization of Downtown Waco to familiarize yourself with the livable communities initiative being promoted by the Obama Administration to create higher density walkable neighborhoods, much like what we’re working on here in Greater Downtown Waco.

Washington Uses Transit to Generate Development

Leveraging Existing Transit Assets for New Transit-Oriented Development

FTA Administrator: Streetcars will be judged by their impact on economic development

St. Louis’ Loop District Gets Endorsement from Feds with Grant for Streetcar


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