With the TTC decommissioning the old CLRV streetcars, I got a bit nostalgic about them and wrote a piece for The Toronto Star. I’ll miss those old lumbering beasts, if just because they were such an important part of Toronto’s iconography (like Honest Ed’s, RIP) and my own childhood memories of navigating the city streets.
You can check out the piece here.
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JP, if you miss the really old streetcars, the ones before the ones we are getting rid of now, you can still ride them. In New Orleans! We were pretty surprised to see them there a couple of years ago. They haven’t even painted them. Still the same red with the TTC logo on them. Where old public transit goes to die….