Published in Metro Magazine: Tempe Streetcar critical to expanding rail service

May 17, 2019

Tom Wolf, Transportation engineer and project manager, writes about the Tempe Streetcar project, which connects Arizona State University and downtown

 

One of the biggest challenges on this new 3-mile streetcar project in Tempe, Arizona, was designing the system to operate safely, reliably, and comfortably on streets shared with congested vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Using hybrid technology, the streetcar will run on battery throughout the downtown area, eliminating the need for overhead wires and preserving the city’s tree-lined charm.

Read more about this critical transit project in this Metro Magazine article.

 

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