Author: SaveOurStreetcar

Tom Gibbs encourages everyone to take the city’s survey about the Center City Connector. It will be open through November 15, so please respond now!

Hello all,

For those of you who couldn’t attend Tuesday’s Open House on the Center …

From Tom Gibbs:

Hi everyone,

Just got word that the City is going to hold an open house on the 29th to discuss the Center City Connector (CCC) on 1st Avenue.  This is the proposed streetcar line that will connect …

Hi everyone,

Recently the City announced the preferred alignment for the Center City Connector – the streetcar line that will provide a connection between the South Lake Union  and First Hill lines.  It will run on 1st Avenue from S. …

Mike James, the former News Anchor/Reporter at KING-TV, posted on Facebook:

I’m still ticked that the waterfront streetcar, a realized dream of the late George Benson, was big-footed off the tracks by the Sculpture Park construction, apparently never

The Save Our Streetcar campaign’s t-shirts are officially available online!

We have set a goal of selling 50 shirts in the next 10 days in order for them to be printed.

The shirts are selling at cost, meaning we are …

From Tom Gibbs:

Happy 4th everyone.

Many, many thanks to all of you who attended the waterfront transit meeting last week. For those of you who couldn’t attend, you’ll find a summary of the presentations below.

About 300 folks were

From Tom Gibbs:

Many thanks for all you did to make Wednesday evening’s event a success.

I was impressed by how many folks we got to attend the affair and how uniformly they voiced their support for the vintage cars.

From Tom Gibbs:

I met the City’s senior engineering staff last week and reviewed their findings regarding transportation options for the waterfront. The GREAT news is that they found a site for a maintenance base for the vintage cars!!  The

Show your support for the historic waterfront streetcar!

Join us at the June 20 Belltown Community Connectors meeting

and the

June 26 Waterfront Seattle Street + Transit meeting.

Get a sticker.


David Brewster writes in Crosscut about the failure of Seattle to have a strong planning vision. While his article doesn’t have much to say about transit, it echoes something Charles Hamilton wrote just a couple of days ago.

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