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The Gateway to Junius Heights

Welcome to Junius Heights! (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

If you’ve driven along Abrams Road, between, say, Beacon and the Lakewood Country Club, you’ve probably passed by two tall stone pillars which stand across Abrams from one another, and you’ve probably asked yourself, “What… 552 more words

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M1 Rail Says Detroit Streetcar Line Construction is Likely to be Finished by Late This Year

The Detroit streetcar system is expected to be “substantially complete” by the end of 2016 with service set to start in spring 2017.

“There’s nothing in our way right now that says we can’t get there,” said Paul Childs, chief operating officer for M-1 Rail. 62 more words

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Video: 63 years later, streetcar enthusiast takes the train again to Santa Monica

This is an awesome video, produced by our friends in the Los Angeles County Newsroom. The subject: Alan Weeks, 84, a retired Metro employee who was on the last streetcar to Santa Monica in Sept. 178 more words

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Tween milestones - taking the local transit, part 1

(I asked my son for permission to write about this topic and he said it was ok.)

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As a new mom, when the first baby arrives, we anticipate and log and share and take pictures of every tiny little milestone they accomplish, and it’s the most exciting thing ever. 946 more words

Detroit M-1 Rail Dedicates Service Base

The maintenance and operations center for Detroit M-1 Rail was dedicated this week.

Known as the Penske Tech Center, the facility will maintain the city’s QLINE streetcars. 80 more words

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Bombardier bailout would be ‘slap in the face’ for Toronto because of streetcar delays: TTC chair

TTC Chair Josh Colle tried a new tactic in the city’s epic streetcar battle with Bombardier on Wednesday, linking stunning delays on the 204-car order to the prospect of a federal bailout for Bombardier’s struggling aerospace arm. 29 more words

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Bombardier bailout would be ‘slap in the face’ for Toronto because of streetcar delays: TTC chair

TTC Chair Josh Colle tried a new tactic in the city’s epic streetcar battle with Bombardier on Wednesday, linking stunning delays on the 204-car order to the prospect of a federal bailout for Bombardier’s struggling aerospace arm. 365 more words

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