Sunday Video: Friends of the Benson Trolleys

Take a step back in time to the golden age of streetcars in this video. Campaigners to restore the historic Benson waterfront trolleys share the story of how these streetcars came to serve Seattle and inspire. Friends of the Benson Trolleys hope to bring them back to city streets once again after the Center City Connector is completed. You can help in this effort.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.