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Mission

The Community Streetcar Coalition supports the advancement of streetcars as part of the expansion of mobility options, building livable communities and the growth and empowerment of its members.

Advancement of the Mission

The Coalition does so through engaging in local and federal advocacy, sharing information, providing technical support through peer exchanges in the United States and Canada, and promoting the value of streetcars.

Who we are

The Coalition is comprised of more than seventy local governments, transit agencies, architectural and engineering firms, rail car manufacturers, advocacy groups, community coalitions and other private sector firms.

2022 Streetcar Summit in Milwaukee

The 11th Annual Streetcar Summit will be held May 16-18, 2022 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The streetcar community will gather to discuss topics ranging from project updates to the increasing cost of construction, as well as equity and advertising. Registration and more details to here.

Join the Community Streetcar Coalition Today!

As a member of the CSC, you will receive regular electronic newsletters, free virtual summits, and reduced in-person summit registration fees. The CSC also communicates with members through its website, Facebook, and through Twitter.

For more information, or to register as a member, please visit our Community Streetcar Coalition Membership page.

Latest Posts

  • Public Works Serve as Symbols of Public Life: OC Streetcar
    Whether you consider California to be paradise, dystopia or both, the state is certain to be the beneficiary of the largest share of federal funding from the $1.2-trillion infrastructure act, about $45 billion. On a per-person basis, that’s still a modest $1,200, so the funds won’t magically transform California into a public works paradise. What…
  • Cincinnati – Streetcar’s First Director Resigns
    Travis Jeric, who has been director of the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar since 2019, has resigned to take a new job in Cleveland, his hometown. Jeric, who has quietly led the streetcar through a period where ridership has increased after the city made it free to ride in the summer of 2020, said he expects…
  • This Map Shows the Dozens of U.S. Cities that Will Get New Public Transit in 2022
    For public transit, 2022 could be a huge year. Across the U.S. and around the world, dozens of new train, bus, and streetcar lines are scheduled to begin operations, according to a newly released overview of transit projects compiled by urban researcher Yonah Freemark. After two years of the pandemic slashing ridership, the planned openings…
  • St. Louis Leaders get Extension on Loop Trolley Plan, Mayor Says
    St. Louis leaders now have until March 1 to submit to the feds a plan to restart operations of the Delmar Loop Trolley streetcar line, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones said Tuesday. St. Louis Business JournalPhoto: Flickr user David Wilson. Used under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2022/01/25/st-louis-leaders-get-extension-loop-trolley-plan.html
  • After Decades of Fighting and Freeways, Orange County is Finally Getting a Streetcar
    As metropolitan areas around California were building urban rail systems over the last few decades, one was a notable holdout : Orange County. San Jose, Sacramento, San Diego and even the North Bay constructed rail lines, adding to bigger systems in the Bay Area and Los Angeles County. But Orange County stuck by the car,…