Returning streetcars to the Twin Cities

In Twin Cities Daily Planet: Returning streetcars to the Twin Cities.

A bill before the Minnesota legislature would use value capture techniques (Tax Increment Financing in a Transit Improvement District) to pay for the capital and operating costs of transit, including streetcars.

Whether streetcar benefits outweigh costs for Minneapolis or not, value capture to pay for transportation services is progress (compared with other general fund sources).

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