Groundbreaking is planned for the spring with an opening scheduled for a year later, says Joe Edwards.
The proposed lease agreement between St. Louis and Portland must still be approved by Portland’s transit agency today.
“The ones you’re getting are in the best shape,” said Bill Failing, President of Vintage Trolley Inc., a non-profit company which owns four vintage trolleys in Portland.
Firefighters used an outside ladder to get to a man trapped on the second floor because the stairs had burned away.
Lease the Loop, is dedicated to filling retail vacancies in the shopping and restaurant district. It went live in July.
State representatives Rory Ellinger and Bill Otto are holding the first public forum on the landfill since its owners announced they will dig a trench to prevent the fire from reaching the radioactive waste.
Joe Edwards says he is actually thankful the Federal Transit Authority (FTA) threatened to pull more than $22 million in funding for the Loop Trolley project.
The council passed the measure by a 5-2 vote at Tuesday night’s meeting. Council Chairwoman Kathleen Burkett of Overland and Councilwoman Hazel Erby of University City voted against the bill.
An effort to get federal funding and legislation in place to protect the Mississippi River has taken an artistic form in University City this week.
On August 24th, we visited University City for the letter U.