Posts tagged with "Atlanta Streetcar"

A Streetcar Named D’oh? Project runs into trouble

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 24, 2014

Atlanta’s $93 million streetcar project may be delayed a little longer because of safety concerns. WABE reports that the Federal Transit Administration informed Mayor Kasim Reed of “outstanding safety and hazard mitigation” issues with the streetcar project. The federal government provided a significant chunk of the project’s funding, $47.6 million. The project’s launch has been delayed […]

(VIDEO) – Atlanta Streetcar testing underway

Posted by October 17, 2014

This story has been updated.  By Kim Hutcherson, contributor Performance tests on Atlanta’s long-promised Atlanta Streetcar Project have been lighting up the night this month. MARTA and City officials are conducting a series of evaluations on the four cars that will comprise the first Streetcar fleet. Since the beginning of October, braking, electrical power and […]

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