Now that the Loop trolley is inching closer toward laying tracks, plans are speeding up to simultaneously bury fiber optic cable, creating what’s dubbed a “gigabit main street”
The Loop Trolley project gets a permit renewal from the City Council, but only for another two months.
A proposed trolley route that could run through University City is coming under fire and it’s all over a tree.
Groundbreaking is planned for the spring with an opening scheduled for a year later, says Joe Edwards.
Opponents of the proposed Loop Trolley file a lawsuit in federal court, claiming it was improperly voted on and would lay track beyond the boundaries originally set.
The University City Council approved the conditional use permit for the Loop Trolley Project, meaning construction can begin.
It would put St. Louis in an elite sphere of cities offering Internet via fiber optic cable
Planners hope to have a working trolley system by 2014.