Streetcars Past and Future
(via The Southerner : Public Transportation Needs to Take A Step Backward)
In September, a Minneapolis City Council committee voted unanimously in support of a streetcar line along Nicollet and Central Avenues—a move that would make the city’s transit of the past the transit of the future. South High School student Sophia Downey shared her thoughts on Minneapolis public transit and included a photo from the Minneapolis History Collection. In the 1954 photo, businessman James Towley presents a check to Fred Ossanna, head of the Twin City Rapid Transit Company, as the last of the streetcars blazes behind them. High-res

Streetcars Past and Future

(via The Southerner : Public Transportation Needs to Take A Step Backward)

In September, a Minneapolis City Council committee voted unanimously in support of a streetcar line along Nicollet and Central Avenues—a move that would make the city’s transit of the past the transit of the future. South High School student Sophia Downey shared her thoughts on Minneapolis public transit and included a photo from the Minneapolis History Collection. In the 1954 photo, businessman James Towley presents a check to Fred Ossanna, head of the Twin City Rapid Transit Company, as the last of the streetcars blazes behind them.