Bring Back The Arlington Streetcar

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Now that we know that "Premium Bus Service" really just means the same bus service with worse stops:

https://www.arlnow.com/2018/02/08/columbia-pike-premium-bus-service-to-streamline-routes/

 Columbia Pike is changing and we need to Streetcar we were promised. Arlington County should work with Regional and National Partners, both public and private to do build the streetcar we wanted without raising taxes.

An excellent example of Privately Funded Rail:

http://www.govtech.com/fs/infrastructure/Floridas-Latest-Railroad-Is-a-Mostly-Private-Gamble.html

 #BringbackourStreetcar 

“This sole focus on mobility, however, misses the actual distinction between the two modes: while streetcars do serve a mobility function, their true differentiator is the impact they can have on quality of life and economic development.”

http://www.metro-magazine.com/blogpost/722162/how-streetcars-are-meeting-the-needs-of-modern-cities

Photo Credit to Arlington Streetcar Now