Miami Trolley http://wlrn.org en Downtown Fort Lauderdale To Invest In Trolley Improvements http://wlrn.org/post/downtown-fort-lauderdale-invest-trolley-improvements <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Downtown Fort Lauderdale has a new fuel-efficient and cheaper bus. It's got bigger windows and is boxier -- a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">nd it's painted like a trolley.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The older trolley buses in Fort Lauderdale weren't up to date on things like handicap access regulations and fuel-efficiency costs. Fort Lauderdale commissioners should be accepting a federal grant today to pay for the trolley-style buses.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 12:57:51 +0000 Julia Duba 31891 at http://wlrn.org Downtown Fort Lauderdale To Invest In Trolley Improvements How Miami's Cute New Trolleys Led To A Civil-Rights Investigation http://wlrn.org/post/how-miamis-cute-new-trolleys-led-civil-rights-investigation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In recent years, snazzy trolleys painted like </span>old-timey<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> street cars have been rolling on Miami-Dade streets.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They're free to ride and hit hotspots from Miami’s Midtown to Coral Gables. </span></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:13:27 +0000 Arianna Prothero 30130 at http://wlrn.org How Miami's Cute New Trolleys Led To A Civil-Rights Investigation West Grove Trolley Garage Unearths Vulnerabilities Of Low-Income Neighborhoods http://wlrn.org/post/west-grove-trolley-garage-unearths-vulnerabilities-low-income-neighborhoods <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami’s West Grove residents, unhappy a trolley garage servicing Coral Gables was built in their neighborhood, may soon be able to claim a small victory. After a series of legal battles <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/how-miamis-cute-new-trolleys-led-civil-rights-investigation" target="_blank">including a civil-rights investigation</a>, Coral Gables and the garage's developer are now looking to pull out of the West Grove. </span></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:35:35 +0000 Arianna Prothero 30056 at http://wlrn.org West Grove Trolley Garage Unearths Vulnerabilities Of Low-Income Neighborhoods What West Grove Residents Are Saying About The Trolley Garage http://wlrn.org/post/what-west-grove-residents-are-saying-about-trolley-garage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city of Coral Gables has a short-term solution to the battle over a trolley garage it has built in West&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Coconut Grove. The solution is to move the garage to Coral Gables, the community the trolleys serve. The only problem is that the new facility won't be ready for another two to three years.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Residents in the West Grove aren't too pleased with the solution.&nbsp;</p><p>Williams Armbrister is a community activist fighting against the garage since the project was first announced.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:39:36 +0000 Lisann Ramos 28795 at http://wlrn.org What West Grove Residents Are Saying About The Trolley Garage