Streetcar Transit Systems
From Concept to Completion
Streetcar systems offer critical connectivity to local and regional transportation networks. They also provide important linkages between a city's largest activity centers. Our streetcar experts partner with you to plan and develop such projects for your community. We help you determine the most appropriate investment for your unique situation, particularly in terms of technology, alignment, operating plans and funding strategies. This approach allows elected officials, public agencies, citizens groups and other stakeholders to make informed decisions.
Our expertise is vast, as are the services we provide. We can help you with program management, route and stop location planning, engineering, urban design, architectural design, traffic modeling, vehicle procurement, operations and maintenance planning, ridership forecasting and funding and federal support. With a streamlined approach to planning and development, our teams ensure streetcar projects move accurately and efficiently from concept to completion.
A Step-by-Step Look at Streetcar Program Development
One of the most exciting trends in transportation and community development in the United States is the resurgence of streetcars. There are many factors that go into planning, designing and implementing modern streetcar systems. "A Step-by-Step Look at Streetcar Program Development" discusses some of the basic "must do" items, based on lessons learned from our success in helping communities across the country initiate and deliver streetcar projects.
In the Media: Mass Transit Magazine
What does it take to get a streetcar up and running? Well, anyone who has tried will tell you it isn't easy.
In the article, "Streetcar Phase II: Now What to Do," of the April-May issue of Mass Transit Magazine, our Dave Vozzolo, streetcar program director, and Luke Olson, central region streetcar director, help explain how.