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Old 01-28-2010, 10:23 AM
 
Location: The Greatest city on Earth: City of Atlanta Proper
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i'll actually drive there so i can ride the tram. and by tram i mean a real tram like this:



and not this tourist attraction:
The new lines are going to be like the tram in your picture above or like the ones in Portland


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygXEqWoedEQ
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Old 01-28-2010, 10:47 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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That's an excellent point. Many times we read that Atlanta is cursed with traffic and sprawl due to the city growing up in the automobile age, but many early intown neighborhoods were built on streetcar lines -- on routes that still exist today as roads.
Neighborhoods such as Inman Park, Ansley Park and Morningside were marketed by their developers as 'streetcar suburbs', hence the broad avenues that you find there.
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