From the OC Politics Blog
But wait, there’s more. The Washington Post editorializes on an Arlington, VA streetcar project that’s attained woofer status. In part, its streetcars
would make traffic worse and, because they are overpriced, would siphon resources away from other important needs. Some say that only streetcars can stimulate desired development. Not so. Last July, the Government Accountability Office reported that modern buses can stimulate development just as well as streetcars can. Some cities, like Cleveland, have experienced better development along bus rapid transit lines than has been experienced around the best streetcar system.
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