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Tucson - February 2019

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Tucson — Streetcar Cited as Catalyst

February 2019

According to Tucson Business, the Tucson streetcar played a major role in the decision of developer The Gadsden Company to build around Mercado San Agustin, even though at the time construction of the streetcar had not yet begun. The success of streetcars in Portland and other cities in raising property values was enough to get the Tucson process started.

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