Month: July 2012

Waterfront Park and the Benson Streetcars

Hello all,

On July 9th I participated in a panel discussion at Horizon House where the City’s planning director, Marshall Foster, provided a preview of the material presented at the Seattle Center on Thursday. The County Executive’s transportation policy advisor …

Joe McDermott: “put these streetcars to good use”


Thank you for sharing your concerns with me.

I certainly understand that the streetcars hold a special place in the hearts of many in Seattle and beyond. I myself have fond memories of trolley rides along the waterfront. Formerly, …

Larry Phillips: “would require new funding”

Thank you for contacting me regarding the historic George Benson Waterfront Streetcar. I appreciate your advocacy for restarting or expanding service along this line, and sincerely apologize for my delay in following up.

As you may know, for several years …

From Tom: Panel discussion coming next week

Hello all,

This is very good news.  Sally should be commended for her support.

As mentioned before, the key to success now is making sure the waterfront park plan includes a streetcar line.

I will be participating in a panel …

Sally Clark: “will keep these streetcars in Seattle”

Thank you for your e-mail about the waterfront streetcars currently being stored by King County.   Apologies for the mass e-mail – we’ve heard from over 750 of you concerned about Seattle saving these wonderful vintage street cars that added so …