Fort Lauderdale moving forward on downtown streetcar
By Michael Turnbell, Sun Sentinel
January 22, 2012
In a city where the car is practically worshipped, are drivers ready to leave their wheels behind and catch the Wave?
After years of planning, Fort Lauderdale is on track to join cities like Portland, Ore., Denver and Tampa with its own fixed-rail downtown electric streetcar system. Next month, officials hope to get federal clearance on the project’s environmental impact, making it eligible for federal money for design and construction.