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6th Street Bridge

I have been in Charlotte for over 30 years. While traveling around town, I had not always paid attention to this bridge located on 6th Street just west of Graham Street: 381 more words

History

birch

I sat facing the door and the street

with the god awful

heat blowing

in my eyes

ignoring the music

and chatter,

reading-

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Poem

Vintage pictures take a step back in time in Richmond history

RICHMOND, Va – Richmond-Based Author Kitty Snow celebrates the release of her third book, ‘Up & Down Church Hill’ that features vintage images taken by her great-grandfather, Harry Stilson of old streetcars that ran on Richmond’s Streets. 16 more words

Virginia This Morning

66 Street & Area: Looking Southwest

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Google Earth Imagery

Google Satellite Imagery

Google Streetview (Point of Interest 1)

Google Streetview (Points of Interest 3 & 4)

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Cincinnati hosts APTA streetcar events

Cincinnati, Ohio — Roughly a hundred streetcar planning and development professionals — including Urban Rail Today co-principal Lyndon Henry — converged here in mid-December to attend a business meeting and technical tours sponsored by the Streetcar Subcommittee of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). 1,005 more words

Light Rail

Massive $500M facility for new TTC streetcars might sit nearly empty when it opens

TORONTO — When Toronto’s half-a-billion-dollar barn for its fleet of new streetcars opens this spring or summer, it might be practically empty.

The mammoth facility at the corner of Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard will house and maintain Bombardier’s low-floor vehicles. 511 more words

News

AT&T suing MARTA and City of Atlanta over streetcars

AT&T Georgia tried for two years to reconcile millions of dollars in losses when MARTA and the city of Atlanta ordered the company to relocate utilities to make way for the newly operational streetcars in the heart of the city. 102 more words

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