LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Times reported that the Los Angeles City Council approved up to $352 million to maintain a streetcar that would run primarily along three of downtown's main arteries and connect many neighborhoods. The funding, which will come from voter-approved Measure R, is expected to cover repair and operational costs for the streetcar for three decades.
The vote was a victory for the project’s advocates, who emphasized the trolley's potential to create economic growth in the downtown area. For the full story, click here.
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