El Paso, TX
Possible Streetcar Comeback
El Paso was one of the last cities in the American west to abandon its first generation streetcar system. A unique cross border circular streetcar line running through downtown El Paso then across the bridge into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico survived until the early 1970s (though service was spotty in later years). Now the city is considering a new system on the American side of the border.
The following news notes from provide further details about El Paso's plans: