Stamford studies return of trolleys

Stamford studies return of trolleys

There are 43 comments on the Stamford Advocate story from Jul 28, 2008, titled Stamford studies return of trolleys. In it, Stamford Advocate reports that:

As workers installed the metal tracks that would carry horse-drawn trolleys along city streets in October 1886, a reporter for the weekly Stamford Times wrote, "Verily, Stamford is rapidly assuming the ...

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Stamford, CT

#41 Jul 29, 2008
Proud Mamma wrote:
It's time for a transit system other than the bus. Trolleys would only benefit downtown Stamford. We need a subway system.
Aren't your taxes high enough? Do you know how much a subway system would cost? We're talking hundreds of millions if not billions. For a city with a population of about 125k? Are you out of your mind?

“Mamma Dukes”

Since: Jun 08

Stamford

#42 Jul 29, 2008
No No No wrote:
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Aren't your taxes high enough? Do you know how much a subway system would cost? We're talking hundreds of millions if not billions. For a city with a population of about 125k? Are you out of your mind?
Am I out of my mind? No. Are you?
justin

North Brunswick, NJ

#43 Aug 13, 2008
Proud Mamma wrote:
It's time for a transit system other than the bus. Trolleys would only benefit downtown Stamford. We need a subway system.
A subway system??? Cities with subways have populations abou 400,000 to 8,000,000....Stamford had 119,000. Who would ride those subways? lol and who is going to pay for that again?

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