Proposal puts 1.5 miles of Charlote streetcar only 3 years out | CLT Blog

Proposal puts 1.5 miles of Charlote streetcar only 3 years out

Posted on 24 Jan 2010 by Justin Ruckman

A proposed streetcar line could be operating in three years under a plan presented Thursday to city leaders.

City council’s transportation committee voted 32 to recommend applying for a $24.9 million federal grant to help fund the construction of a 1.5-mile rail line from the Transportation Center on Trade Street to Presbyterian Hospital in Elizabeth.

The full council is expected to vote on the proposed grant application at their meeting on Monday.”

Read more by Mark Boone at the Observer.

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