Light rail vs. streetcar

A Utah mayor converts from light rail to streetcar for his city.  The article doesn’t spell out what convinced him except for a trip to Europe.  Streetcars, to me, seem to cater more to leisure travelers than commuters/employees.  But streetcars do seem to be more popular for the average consumer.

Light rail vs. streetcar


One response to “Light rail vs. streetcar

  1. Does the American version of English have much of a difference?

    In Australia we say tram versus light rail but the only time we’ve seen the difference spelt out was in Rockingham, Western Australia (google Rockingham light rail) were they insisted a single car (not articulated) running on street would be tram, off street and artic would be light rail.

    In Melbourne they don’t care as much!

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