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San Antonio's VIA approves streetcar route

Posted on September 25, 2013

SAN ANTONIO — Two years after the controversial move to pursue construction of a streetcar, VIA Metropolitan Transit trustees unanimously decided Tuesday where the rail system will run through downtown, according to a MySanAntonio.com report.

The 5.9-mile, $280 million streetcar system will cost $8.5 million a year to operate — the most extensive and expensive route under consideration, according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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