Re: [carfree_cities] Cities that had streetcars?
- No, but see:
for starters. And the beautiful photos.
At 2008-06-12 16:19, you wrote:
>Does anyone out there know of a website that has an unofficial roster----- ### -----
>of cities that had streetcars at any time in their history? I'd love
>to find out if Tallahassee, FL ever had them.
>For that matter, I'd love to see city bus maps from the 1950s and see
>what's changed. Does anyone know where these would be available?
>All I know now is that the city took over bus operations from a
>private contractor in 1973, and that the current route layout was more
>or less finalized in 1985.
J.H. Crawford Carfree Cities
- Perfect! Looks like we had horse-drawn streetcars. I'd love to see a
route map--I might be able to find that at the county library's map area.
I'm honestly wondering if recent (and future) gas price increases
will, at any time in the near future, encourage cities to repeal their
sprawl laws--maximum FARs, minimum parking, minimum lot lines, etc...
> This might help:
> I have a vintage history of the Los Angeles Street Railway (not the
> Pacific Electric), but I'm not letting that go. Someday I may get it
> scanned, though.