Los Angeles Business Journal

L.A. Council OKs Up to $352 Million for Downtown Streetcar

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved up to $352 million to maintain a streetcar that would run from the Civic Center to the Convention Center, the Los Angeles Times reports. Supporters have emphasized the trolley's potential to create economic growth in downtown, particularly along Broadway, where the city is working to revive old theaters and other historic buildings.