The San Diego "Trolley": Episode 55

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San Diego's light rail system has been impressive from the start. It pioneered the light rail model now blanketing the US, and it's evolved into an effective and ever-expanding example of high-quality rail service.


References & notes

  1. [1] Mass Transit: DART installs EV charging stations at Glenn Heights Park & Ride and Illinois Stations
  2. [2] San Diego Metropolitan Transit System: History
  3. [3] Vanishing Underground: San Diego's Trolley & Rapid Network Evolution
  4. [4] Wikipedia: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
  5. [5] UT Austin Center for Transportation Research: The Decision Process for Implementing Fixed-Guideway Systems
  6. [6] Wikipedia: San Diego Trolley
  7. [7] The San Diego Union-Tribune: From the Archives: Hello Trolley! The San Diego Trolley hit the rails 40 years ago
  8. [8] San Diego, California
  9. [9] Light Rail Transit in San Diego: The Past as Prelude to the Future
  10. [10] Metro Jacksonville: San Diego Trolley 30 Years Later: Special Report
  11. [11] Metro Wiki: San Diego Trolley
  12. [12] PolitiFact: The 50 largest cities in the United States
  13. [13] FTA: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System 2019 Annual Agency Profile
  14. [14] FTA: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
  15. [15] Wikipedia: San Diego
  16. [16] South Bay Historical Society: The Great Flood of 1916
  17. [17] US Inflation Calculator
  18. [18] Wikipedia: Coaster (rail service)