Today on Streetsblog.net
A Lesson from San Francisco: How Streetcars Can Evolve. Seattle, WA: Can streetcars that share space with car traffic become part of a true rapid-transit system? From Seattle Transit Blog, a historical analysis of the way streetcars in San Francisco have done just that.
Un-Malling 14th Street.
St. Louis, MO: When is a pedestrian mall not a good idea? In 1977, the
city of St. Louis closed a shopping street downtown to cars. The
experiment failed and the street went dead. Urban Review STL looks forward to the restoration of the street grid.
Plus: Electric trains in California, more on the Big Bad Big Box and a fun video about walking.
Photo: "Monorail and Streetcar, Past, Present and Future," by Oranviri, via the STB Flickr poo