The Permanent Streetcar

Interesting perspective on the fixed streetcar:

the old New Orleans streetcar is inextricably linked to the city it navigates. This sense of permanency is a big reason for the St. Charles streetcar’s success. It’s also something buses lack: because they can go anywhere, they belong nowhere.

via Why Did Some Streetcars Survive When Most Didn’t? – Commute – The Atlantic Cities.

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