Great TKC blog community link suggestion offers hope that national media is catching on to a local scam amid a clandestine and corrupt streetcar extension vote that’s currently underway . . .

Money line . . .

“One way to determine whether streetcars are transportation or toy is to look at when riders use the system. In Kansas City, the highest ridership is on Friday nights and Saturdays (and Sundays). People drive their cars downtown, park and ride around on the streetcar for entertainment.”

So You Want to Build a Trolley…

In the classic 1944 movie, “Meet Me in St. Louis,” Judy Garland sings, “I went to lose a jolly hour on the trolley. And lost my heart instead.” American cities today are seriously enamored of trolleys-modern streetcars have popped up in 16 cities, with more soon to open in Los Angeles, New York City, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale and Milwaukee.



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