Community Streetcar Coalition

2015 Streetcar Summit
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The Community Streetcar Coalition is proud to host the 6th Annual Streetcar Summit in Washington, DC. The 2015 Summit will take place March 18-19, 2015. Registration is now open for Coalition Members and Non-Members. A draft agenda is available to provide an idea of topics that will be discussed.

In preparation for the Summit, the Coalition is also preparing an update to the annual Summit Book. All submissions are due to Julie Gustafson by February 27, 2015.

Scale Map of All USA Streetcars In Operation or Under Construction

Courtesy of Greater Greater Washington

Streetcar Systems to Scale

Matt Johnson at Greater Greater Washington created the above map of all the American (US) Streetcar systems that are in revenue operation or under construction. For more information on his map visit the original Greater Greater Washington web post

Streetcar Revival

December 2, 2014 – Shellie Ginn, Program Administrator for the Tucson Streetcar was interviewed on NPR's "Here & Now". The discussion delved deep into the newest Modern Streetcar project which opened July 25, 2014 which is experiencing higher than anticipated development and ridership.

Light Rail and Streetcars

How they Differ, How they Overlap

APTA Report from October 2014

In October 2014 a joint effort of the Light Rail Technical Forum and Streetcar Subcommittee of the American Public Transportation Association published a brochure that explains the typical characteristics of light rail and streetcar systems. This brochure is intended to be a useful tool for civic leaders and the general public. Click the cover image below for access to the full report.

APTA Light Rail vs Streetcar Report

2014 Community Streetcar Summit

On March 12–13, the Community Streetcar Coalition hosted the 5th annual Streetcar Summit. The Summit was a huge success and we will post a summary here soon. Coalition members may log into the website and download a digital version of the Summit Book. The book will be updated throughout 2014 with new information as it is supplied by projects around the country. For more information on membership or future Summits, please use the contact form on this website.

2011 Streetcar Summit

Streetcar Summit Book

The 2014 Streetcar Summit Book is now available in the forums section of this site.  If you would like to be included in future editions, please use the Contact page.  The 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 Streetcar Summit Books are also available in the documents section of the forums. For access to the forums, become a CSC member and register as a user of this website.

2013 Modern Streetcar Tour to Portland, Tacoma and Seattle

2013 Modern Streetcar Tour

The 2013 Modern Streetcar Tour was a huge success. Thank you to all who joined us for the weekend in Portland, Tacoma and Seattle. We look forward to our next adventure together and to the 2014 Summit. We will post an album of photos from the tour soon.

2013 Streetcar Summit

The 4th Annual Streetcar Summit was held March 13–14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Summit was a huge success and we thank everyone that attended.  The two FTA presentations from the Summit have been posted in the Documents section of the Forums. Check back for updates both in the forums and on this page as we move forward with issues related to Streetcars that were discussed in DC this year.

Streetcar Summit 2013