streetcars http://wwno.org en Baton Rouge May Get A Streetcar Line http://wwno.org/post/baton-rouge-may-get-streetcar-line <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Plans are in the works for a $100 million streetcar line in the fast-developing Nicholson Drive corridor.</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 16:57:09 +0000 The Associated Press 53870 at http://wwno.org Getting To Jazz Fest By Streetcar And Bus http://wwno.org/post/getting-jazz-fest-streetcar-and-bus <p>The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority serves the Jazz Fest with four different transit lines, and is planning extra service to meet the heavy demand expected this week and next.</p><p>There are three bus lines that will take you within walking distance of the Fair Grounds:</p><p>94-Broad<br>32-Leonidas<br>91-Jackson/Esplanade</p><p>You can also get to the Fair Grounds by taking the Canal — City Park/Museum streetcar line.</p><p>The RTA will also be providing buses along Canal St. and St. Charles Ave. to supplement the streetcar lines.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:20:50 +0000 Jason Saul 34075 at http://wwno.org Streetcar Expansion Could Help Local Communities http://wwno.org/post/streetcar-expansion-could-help-local-communities <p>The Loyola Avenue streetcar line is now operating from the Union Passenger Terminal at Howard Avenue to Canal Street. While much has been made of it serving merely to shuttle tourists to the Superdome, it could serve residents as well. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 27983 at http://wwno.org Loyola Avenue Streetcar Line Debuts http://wwno.org/post/loyola-avenue-streetcar-line-debuts <p></p><p></p><p>Federal and city officials will gather at the Union Passenger Terminal today to kick off service on the new Loyola Avenue streetcar line. Special stops are planned along the mile-and-a-half route. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 27903 at http://wwno.org Historic Streetcar Line Comes All The Way Back! http://wwno.org/post/historic-streetcar-line-comes-all-way-back <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351462e25c6a-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351462e25c6a-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351462e25c6a-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-725796.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Locals as well as visitors to New Orleans can enjoy the entire legendary St. Charles Avenue streetcar line. It now runs all the way to the end of the line at Claiborne and Carrollton.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2008 09:17:35 +0000 Deb Albertson 1476 at http://wwno.org