At one time, Los Angeles had the backbone of a great transit system. Today, it does not! Why not?
Portland is widely acknowledged as an urban renewal success story. So much so that it has become somewhat of a mecca for planners and others interested in urban redevelopment, visiting the city for inspiration and understanding.Continue Reading 7 ways Portland is better than other cities – an outsider’s perspective.
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System has released its City/Park Streetcar Feasibility Study. The proposal seeks ultimately to form a loop connecting downtown, Balboa Park, Golden Hill, South Park, North Park, Hillcrest, and Banker’s Hill. However, the initial stage would link downtown to Balboa Park and the Zoo, running along Park Blvd.Continue Reading City – Park Streetcar Feasibility Study Completed.
SDMTS is doing a feasibility study for a streetcar line that will run from Downtown to the San Diego Zoo to Balboa Park. The route will be 1.5 miles long along Park Blvd. from Broadway to Zoo Pl.Continue Reading City / Park Streetcar Feasibility Study
The meeting involved solidifying a commitment for federal funding, according to the mayor’s website. The Federal Transit Administration will fund 50 percent of the project, $745.2 million.Continue Reading Portland Gets Committment for Light Rail Funding
San Diego – I took a little stroll and drive around East Village this April to take a closer look at my favorite new building, the downtown library under construction, and several new projects under way. Continue Reading Spring 2012 in East Village San Diego
Los Angeles – A $100 million streetcar project slated for downtown Los Angeles is making progress. Officials are going ahead with an environmental review of two possible routes, reported blogdowntown.com. Continue Reading Downtown Streetcar Project Gaining Steam