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Today has not been a happy one for Philadelphia commuters or for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, as SEPTA’s City Division workers went out on strike after their contract expired at midnight. One hopes that for all involved this strike … Continue reading
Stepping inside ex-Philadelphia Transportation Co. PCC car 2743 really is like stepping back in time. For the moment it isn’t quite the right time, but that’s starting to change. Efforts are underway to repaint the 1947 streamlined streetcar’s drab 1980s … Continue reading
In the parlance of trolley-restoration types, many forlorn cars are revived from “chicken coop” condition. Scranton Transit 505 — one of the last two streetcars to run in the Electric City on Dec. 18, 1954 — makes such basket cases … Continue reading
The Toronto Transit Commission unveiled the next generation of streetcars for the Canadian metropolis with a media event at TTC’s Hillcrest Complex on Thursday, Nov. 15. Toronto Star reporter Tess Kalinowski offered this comprehensive report including photos and video. One … Continue reading
Prince Charles has created his share of headlines with his passionate advocacy for environmental causes, architecture and historic preservation. His worldview on sustainability and urban development also embraces tramways, as disclosed in HRH’s recent visit to Australia. In an address … Continue reading
While we here in America are still working to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy days ago, one heritage tram operation overseas is eyeing a 2013 restoration of service in the wake of a much different natural disaster … Continue reading
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, riders’ frustration has been mounting as service over the new North Shore Connector under the Allegheny River seems to be moving no faster than … well, the rest of Port Authority’s “T” system. “Cars going … Continue reading