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New Orleans streetcar may see major expansion

Posted on April 24, 2013

NEW ORLEANS — The Times Picayune reported that Justin Augustine, New Orleans Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) GM, unveiled a proposal for expanding the city's streetcar system over the next decade. The proposal would almost double the size of the city's existing system.

However, the plan depends on new federal grants or tax revenues. The RTA projects the cost of all the new lines at more than $800 million. For the full story, click here.

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