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March 29, 2013 2:06 pm at 2:06 pm #96517
St. Louis Streetcar Feasibility Study Final Report Released
by andrea on March 27, 2013
The Final Report for the St. Louis Streetcar Feasibility study has been released and is available online. The 6-month study was sponsored by the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis and conducted by URS Corporation and has assessed the potential for a modern streetcar line connecting Downtown St. Louis, Midtown, the Central West End, and the Near Northside.December 4, 2013 3:35 pm at 3:35 pm #538227
St. Louis is not alone in resurgence of streetcars
By Ken Leiser
St. Louis, waiting to move forward with its own trolley concept, is far from the only city with plans on paper or wheels already on rails.
A heavy infusion of federal dollars is fueling the efforts. St. Louis received a $24.99 million grant in 2010 for the Loop Trolley, to run from the University City Library to the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park.
September 21, 2015 4:00 pm at 4:00 pm #1094203
Along for the Ride: A revival of a St. Louis streetcar system
By Leah Thorsen
The idea of a modern streetcar system in St. Louis got some buzz back in 2013, when a feasibility study said such a line could drive $540 million in economic development over five years, and a whopping $2.1 billion in 20 years.
Since then, proponents have been working on finding ways to build — and how to pay for — such a system in a city where the last streetcars shut down in 1966.
READ MORE: http://www.stltoday.com/news/traffic/along-for-the-ride/along-for-the-ride-a-revival-of-a-st-louis/article_3b88120f-1d46-51d3-8d48-8235b0316787.html
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