What Happened to Los Angeles' Streetcars?

Feb 26, 2014 Full story: Inhabitat 6

In 1920, 90% of all trips in the United States were made by rail; the nation had 1,200 electric streetcar and interurban railways with 44,000 miles of track and 15 billion annual passengers.

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GaryFrick

Bethpage, NY

#1 Feb 26, 2014
killed by cars
fiffty cents

New York, NY

#3 Feb 26, 2014
Some Illegal Stole them all & took Them To the Scrap yard for 50 cents a 100lb!!
Coming To California

New York, NY

#4 Feb 27, 2014
GM destroyed the industry. They needed to sell their buses to American municipalities!
wapeti

Los Angeles, CA

#5 Mar 12, 2014
it was not just GM.. it was firestone and standard oil also.

its ok.. they can fix it.. it will be bigger, faster.. more expensive than ever..

and hopefully graphitti proof

and is the #1 reason to not let illegals have drivers licenses..
Natasha

Los Angeles, CA

#6 Mar 13, 2014
Good riddance. Who wants streetcars are the street blocking traffic.

Cars are great and represent freedom!
Jose

New York, NY

#7 Mar 14, 2014
wapeti wrote:
it was not just GM.. it was firestone and standard oil also.
its ok.. they can fix it.. it will be bigger, faster.. more expensive than ever..
and hopefully graphitti proof
and is the #1 reason to not let illegals have drivers licenses..
Stuff it anglo clown!! Amigos need to drive!!!

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