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Sugar House Streetcar keeps Salt Lake City moving forward

For the first time in half a century, streetcars have returned to Salt Lake City’s historic Sugar House neighborhood.

Even before the new S-Line began operating last week, the project had already done wonders for the city’s bottom line—jump-starting roughly $400 million in economic development that’s completed or underway, including hundreds of new apartments. That’s what transit-oriented development is all about: bringing access to housing, transit, and jobs together in a way that makes sense for how families, young professionals, seniors, and others want to live today.

Poster from Utah Transit featuring S-line streetcar

U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Attends Groundbreaking of $196.6 Million Tucson Streetcar Project

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today participated in the groundbreaking of a new 3.9-mile modern streetcar line project that will directly connect thousands of commuters with Tucson’s major downtown employers, health care facilities, the University of Arizona and regional attractions.

New Department of Transportation Video Highlights First Modern Company to Manufacture Streetcars in America

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today released the latest video in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Transporting America” series. The video highlights United Streetcar, the first company to manufacture streetcars in America in more than 50 years.

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