Watch Out for Streetcars!

Track testing for the Streetcar Loop will take place Tuesday through Thursday next week (Feb 21-23). Look for the first vehicles to appear on the east side (and on the Broadway Bridge)!


6 Responses to Watch Out for Streetcars!

  1. Jeff F
    February 20, 2012 at 10:15 am Link

    There is a reader board on MLK warning of the upcoming tests. Make me look up…my goodness, that really is an overhead wire. I hadn’t even noticed the poles being in place.

  2. Allan
    February 22, 2012 at 11:19 am Link

    I saw one this morning. It surprised me and excited me

  3. Dave H
    February 24, 2012 at 11:14 pm Link

    I’ve done a little searching about this, but couldn’t find an answer. If we can run the streetcars on it, why do we have to wait until September for it to open?

  4. Chris Smith
    February 24, 2012 at 11:45 pm Link


    1) We don’t have vehicles to run yet.


    2) We don’t have money to pay operators earlier than September.

  5. Jason McHuff
    February 26, 2012 at 5:05 pm Link

    I’d add:

    3) It takes more time to get a line ready for full-blown operations than just occasional (slow?) testing.

  6. Adron
    February 26, 2012 at 11:26 pm Link

    So when do the new cars start arriving? :) I want pictures? Will there be new colors and such?

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