Study will give streetcars a look
Originally Posted by Jeffrey Robb - Omaha World Herald
After more than a decade of dreaming about streetcars, Omaha is beginning what promises to be the definitive study on the idea.
If the streetcar concept is meant to move toward reality, it will have to prove worthwhile in an 18-month analysis of mass transit options for the developing area from downtown to the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
The study also will add a new twist to the idea, looking at the possibility of extending a route to the main and south campuses of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Aksarben Village and a redeveloped Crossroads Mall.
TROY HENNINGSON, RLA, ASLA