Month: August 2012

Former city planning director: “The waterfront trolley deserves a more serious review”

There are some very interesting comments being posted in response to today’s Crosscut article, including this from Ray Gastil, the former planning director for Seattle and Manhattan.

“The waterfront trolley deserves a more serious review, and it is great

Bring back the heritage streetcars for Seattle’s waterfront

C. B. Hall writes in Crosscut:

George Benson’s handsome old streetcars languish in a warehouse. They belong in the planning for a revived waterfront. Better yet, extend the line to the stadiums and SoDo.

Latest news on Seattle Streetcar

Hello All,

Some notes on recent activities regarding the Benson Streetcars:

  • Met County Councilmember Larry Phillips to review our position on re-activating the Benson Trolleys to provide N/S transportation in the new Waterfront Park. Pointed out that the trolleys would