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
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.
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