Back on Track

by Jeff L. Brown, Contributing Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2004, Vol. 74, Issue 5, Pg. 44-49

Document Type: Feature article


Minneapolis, which last heard the clangor of electric streetcars in 1954, is proving once again that history repeats itself. The streetcars are back - in the form of a swift, modern light-rail line that will eventually form the backbone of a system serving the entire metropolitan area.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Light rail transit | Light (artificial) | History

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