"Peak Streetcar" - A Retrospective - 2 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 June 2011 16:36
A respected colleague coined the phrase "peak streetcar" to describe the maximum extent of the electric railway industry in a given country. Here in the U.S., the era of "peak streetcar" occurred about the year 1917.

We present the following statistics, compiled by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, for the year 1917, to give an idea of the "dimensions" of "peak streetcar."

The full article is posted at http://www.publictransit.us/ptlibrary/Peak_Streetcar_2.htm.
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