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Train Thursday

Train Thursday is cross-posted to NOLA History Guy Train Thursday This week's Train Thursday image is from 1981. Alan Boyd, President of Amtrak, Lieutenant Governor James Fitzmorris, and Mayor Ernest Morial preside over the return/re-dedication of the City of New...

Disability Advocates take aim at NORTA

Disability Advocates take aim at NORTA

Disability Advocates take aim at NORTA Memo to NORTA: don't mess with transit access advocates Attorney Andrew Bizer filed a lawsuit against the City of New Orleans and the RTA alleging that approximately 95% of their bus stops are not ADA compliant. Bizar and Francis...

CanalStreetcar (dot com) Reboot…

CanalStreetcar (dot com) Reboot…

This site's been neglected way too long, in favor of NOLA History Guy. Time to get things moving here again. This photo is a great shot of Canal Street after the 1957 "beautification" project. The four-track main was reduced to two tracks, since there were no...