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Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — March 11, 2010 — 6 Comments

High Speed Rail, the Regional Connector and the L.A. Streetcar will be among the topics of conversation at "Transportation 2020," a town hall event being held on...


Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — December 14, 2009 — 9 Comments

Los Angeles Streetcar, Inc. and Councilman Jose Huizar last week announced $250,000 in Congressional funding, but the project's sights are set on bigger dollar amounts...


Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — October 13, 2009 — 2 Comments

L.A. Streetcar Inc. is seeking a few consultants as it continues work on a streetcar line that would connect South Park, Broadway and Bunker Hill. The project yesterday...


Portland Streetcar Trip

By Eric Richardson — July 31, 2009 — 6 Comments

The L.A. Times has a short piece on the Downtown streetcar effort running this morning on its L.A. Now blog. In a twist, though, it calls the proposed car a "street...


Streetcar Open House

By Eric Richardson — July 30, 2009 — 10 Comments

It's amazing how the streetcar project has grown up. Just under four years ago, a few dozen Downtown stakeholders were gathered in the boardroom of the Central...


Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — July 10, 2009 — 17 Comments

For many Downtowners, 2014 just can't get here fast enough.

That's the projected opening date for a Downtown streetcar planned to link South Park, Bunker Hill and...


Metro Board Appointments

By Eric Richardson — March 26, 2009 — 1 Comment

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today appointed Councilman Jose Huizar to Metro's Board of Directors, giving Huizar a powerful platform to push for transportation improvements...


Dennis Allen

By Samantha Page — January 30, 2009 — 4 Comments

Last Friday, Dennis Allen was appointed Project Manager for LA Streetcar, Inc., the newly-created non-profit charged with spearheading development of a streetcar...


Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — January 23, 2009 — 3 Comments

The effort to return a streetcar to Downtown took a major step forward today, as Dennis Allen was named Project Manager for the non-profit Los Angeles Streetcar...


Portland Streetcar Trip

By Eric Richardson — December 27, 2008 — 3 Comments

As we go through the last few days of 2008, we thought it useful to take a look at some of the important Downtown projects working their way through the system....


Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — October 06, 2008 — 9 Comments

The City of Los Angeles got the construction of Upper 2nd Street done significantly under budget, and Councilman Jose Huizar wants to see the $1 million leftover...


With Traffic

By Eric Richardson — October 02, 2008 — 7 Comments

The Downtown streetcar got its first big infusion of cash today, as the Commissioners of the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) unanimously voted to approve a...