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The Toronto Transit Commission operates 11 streetcar routes serving 305.8 km. The fleet consists of 196 CLRV and 52 (articulated) ALRV vehicles. In 2004, streetcars operated a total of 12,168,000 km.







 

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"What "kind" of people use this transport? Are they poor and don't have car? "


Streetcars and subways in Toronto have a pretty large following of middle class and wealthy. Buses probably don't fare so well. The TTC doesn't suffer from the "slumming it" type of image PT in many other cities have. Even better considering Toronto is still a city where owning, operating, and getting around in cars is still fairly easy.






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^ they very small, should get longer once, fit more ppl in etc .. lol @ the silly comment about poor ppl riding on these
 

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Didn't know Toronto also had articulated streetcars, I always saw pics of the single cars.

Anyway, the tram system is still fairly traditional compared to modern tram / light rail systems: Toronto's trams are short high floor vehicles, don't have their own right of way, etcetera. Are there any plans to buy new vehicles or upgrade the system?
 

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Vertigo said:
Anyway, the tram system is still fairly traditional compared to modern tram / light rail systems: Toronto's trams are short high floor vehicles, don't have their own right of way, etcetera. Are there any plans to buy new vehicles or upgrade the system?
Actually they do have there own ROW's in some places. About the plans for the system, they have to make a decision fairly soon about whether they want to overhal the existing system or buy new ones altogether.

bad pic, but it shows row
 

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the streetcars in Toronto are great, used them all the time when i was there, made me wish we could get more stuff like that in britain.

Is it there or san fransisco that has the old cars from all over the place?
 
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