Tucson’s Streetcar Impacts Economy
Tucson’s Sun Link opened in 2014, and has since met ridership expectations of over 5 million and investment revenue of over $3 billion dollars. That’s billion… with a B.
Railvolution.org published a nice overview of the Tuscon streetcar’s 4 mile route that connects 5 local districts — a route that is very similar in scale to Omaha’s proposed route. It also touches on the issues of affordable housing, gentrification and financing, as well as plans to extend the route and lines of service into 2035.