North American Light Rail & Trolley Systems

 

Updated February 22, 2009

 

 

State

City

Type

Mi.

Stat

$M/B

$/Mi

Sta

Xing

Trips

Serv

Veh

Remarks

 

Alabama

Birmingham

LR

 

LP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alberta

Calgary

LR

28

Op 81

 

 

36

44

270 (07)

 

SD U2/79

STS 160/72

STS/+37

 

 

 

Prop

121

 

 

 

 

 

Edmonton

LR

12

Op 78

 

 

10

 

 

 

U2/37

 

 

LR

 

Const

100

 

 

 

South LRT

 

VT

 

Op

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arkansas

Little Rock

VT

3

Op 01

16

7.2

13

 

1.5

 

GO/3

 

 

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fort Smith

VT

 

Op

 

 

 

 

 

 

VT

 

 

Arizona

Grand Canyon

LR

62

DF

186

3

Williams to Visitors Center - 2005

 

6

DF

71

12

Tusayan to the Visitors Center - 2013

 

Phoenix

LR

20

Test

1.3B

65

24

100

26K

 

KI/36

2008

 

5

Const

180

36

Metro Center 2010

 

2

Prop

120

60

Tempe South 2015

 

2.7

Prop

150

55

Mesa East 2015

 

5

Prop

180

36

Glendale 2020

 

11

Prop

660

60

I-10 West 2020

 

12

Prop

720

60

Northeast Phoenix 2025

 

Tempe

ST

 

Study

 

 

 

 

Tucson

LR

13

PE

494

38

 

 

 

 

LR

Tucson LRT

 

VT

1.1

Op 93

 

 

9

 

 

 

Old Pueblo Trolley

 

ST

 

Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British Columbia

Vancouver

VT

 

Op

 

 

 

 

 

 

VT

 

 

LR

9

Const

1.7B

 

16 

 

 

 

LR

Canada Line

 

VT

.8

Op

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fact Sheet

 

Victoria

LR

11

Prop

350

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California

Arcata

LR

 

Def

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burbank

ST

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Livermore

LR

15

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles

LR

22

Op 90

 

40

19

77

63 (08)

130 (08)

NS/69

Blue Line

 

20

Op 95

 

 

 

0

29 (08)

 STS/26

Green Line

 

13.7

Op 03

859

65

13

 

11 (08)

 STS/26

Gold Line

 

6

Const

899

150

8

 

23

 

 

Gold Line

East LA

 

24

FD

1.3B

54

12

Gold Line Foothill Extension Pasadena - Montclair

 

8.6

Const

863

150

9

 

 

Expo Line Phase 1

Open 2011?

Dwtwn Culver City

 

 

EIS

 

 

 

 

 

Expo Line Phase 2

Culver City - Beach

 

ST

3.4

Plan

60

 

 

 

 

Broadway Streetcar

 

Oceanside

LR

22

Op

351

15

15

 

1

10K STS-DMU/12

To/from Escondido

 

Sacramento

LR

24.6

Op 87

176

9.6

36

90

38

2.1K (01)

STS/28

UT/3

 

 

6.3

Op 03

222

35

 

 

 

 

South Line Phase 1

 

2.8

Op 04

89

32

 

 

 

 

 

Sunrise

 

7.4

Op 05

132

16

 

 

 

 

 

Folsom

 

4.3

 FD

 270

 63 

4

 

 

 

 

 South Phase 2

 

San Diego

LR

49

Op 81

 

 

49 (01)

96 (01)

84

(01)

7 (01)
216

Shared Track w/Freight RR

 

5.9

Op

506 

 

 

 

11K

 

 

2005

 

VT

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

PCC/3

SDERA

 

San Francisco

LR

30.4

Op 60

 

 

 

351

83 (08)

4.7 (01)

BR/163

Light Rail

 

1.7

Op

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd St. Ext. Phase 2

 

 

PD

764

 

 

Central Subway (PacBell Chinatown)- 2011

 

VT

5.8

Op 88

 

 

 

 

 

 

VT/32

Market Street Railway

 

San Jose

VT

4.5

88-07

 

 

10

 

 

 

VT/4

Lacks funding

 

LR

42.2

Op 87

548 (91)

325 (99)

29

49

97

31 (08)

2.7 (01)

KI/100

Guadalupe

 

270

32

11

 

 

Tasman-Capitol

 

320

60

9

 

 

Vasona 2005

 

4.3

CE

286

66

11

 

 

 

ST

East Valley

 

8

CE

523

66

9

 

 

 

LR

Capitol Exp

 

San Pedro

VT

1.5

Op 03

7

5

4

 

 

 

VT/3

 

 

San Rafael

LR

60

Def

 

 

 

 

 

 

DMU 

Existing ROW

 

Santa Ana

LR

9.3

Def

1 B

120

16

 

15-20

 

CenterLine Dwtwn - SNA

 

Santa Barbara

LR

 

Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Santa Cruz

LR

 

Def

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Existing ROW

 

Santa Rosa

LR

70

Prop

450

 

 

 

 

 

14

SMART

 

Colorado

Colorado Springs

VT

5

Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC/11

 

 

Denver

LR

15.8

Op 1994

 

 

24

34 (01)

65 (08)

2.3 (01)

SD/37

 

 

19.5

Const

7.9B

 

13

 

 

 

 

T-Rex

 

 

Const

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

West Corridor

 

VT

3.5

Op

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

Platte Valley

 

Fort Collins

VT

1.5

Op 1984

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vail

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

To serve Eagle Valley

 

Connecticut

Stamford

LR

2

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

To Bulls Head

 

District of Columbia

Washington

LR

2.7

Const

 

45

 

 

 

 

 

Anacostia

 

District Federale

Mexico City

LR

11.1

Op

 

 

18

 

Former Xochimilco streetcar line

 

Florida

Miami

LR

 

FD

400

 

 

 

 

 

 

BayLink

 

Fort Lauderdale

LR

 

Def

655

 

 

 

 

 

 Broward-Sunrise or I-595

 

ST

2.7

PE

150

 

 

 

 

6

The Wave

 

Orlando

LR

 

Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orlando - Tampa

LR

85

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tampa

VT

2.3

Op

32

2.3

10

 

2

 

VT

Teco Line

 

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia

Atlanta

LR

8

Study

200

 

 

 

 

 Downtown - Buckhead along Peachtree

 

Savannah

VT

4

Const

19

5

 

 

 

 River Streetcar to open December 2008 

 

Hawaii

Honolulu

LR

22

PD

2.6B

120

12

 

 

 

Kapolei to Iwilei 2018

 

Kauai

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hartbeat

 

Maui

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Idaho

Boise

ST

 2.5

Plan

 

 

 

 

Downtown Loop Op in 2013?

 

Indiana

Indianapolis

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

West Washington along the waterfront

 

Iowa

Iowa City

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

To/from Cedar Rapids

 

Jalisco

Guadalajara

LR

 

Op 89

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kentucky

Louisville

LR

13

Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louisiana

New Orleans

VT

7

Op

 

 

52

124

15

.66K (01)

VT/35

St. Charles

 

3.1

Op

 

 

 

 

 

 

VT/24

Canal Line

 

 

EIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

VT

Desire Line

 

Maryland

Baltimore

LR

29

Op

92

 

19

32

52 (01)

27 (03)

2.7K (01)

53 (01)

Shared Track w/Freight RR

 

Bethesda

LR

 

Plan

1.6B 

 

22

 

68 

Innerpurpleline.org Purplelinenow.com

 

Mass.

Boston

LR

25.6

Op 1888

 

 

78

56

267 (08)

5.7K (01)

BO/BR

/198

Green Line

 

2.6

Op

 

 

 

 

 

12

Ashmont Trolley

 

2.5

Op

 

 

8

 

7

 

12

 

 

5

Prop

77

 

11

 

 

 

19/ST

Arborway

 

Lowell

VT

1

Op

 

 

 

 

 

 

GO/4

 

 

VT

1.2

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mich.

Ann Arbor

ST

 

Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plymouth Rd Corridor

 

Grand Rapids

 

 

Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Op in 2012

 

Detroit

LR

8.8

Const

371

 

22

 

 

 

 

Woodward 

Op in 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VT

1

Op 76

2.7 (80)

3

14

 

 

 

9

 

 

Minn.

Minneapolis/

St Paul

LR

11.6

Op

715

60

17

 

16

 

B/24

 

 

11 

FD

915 

 

 15

 

 

 

31 

Central Corridor

 

14

Plan

>865

 

 

 

28

 

Southwest Transitway 2012

 

VT

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Streetcar

 

Missouri

Kansas City

LR

23.8

Def

727

35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saint Louis

LR

46

Op 93

 

 

28

23 (01)

67 (08)

2.8K (01)

STS/65

SI/22

 

 

 

Def

 

 

 

Extension of Cross-County Line

 

Nevada

Las Vegas

LR

31

PE

340

 

 

 

 

 

 

LV-Henderson

 

Plan 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North LV

 

New Jersey

Camden

LR

34.5

Op 04

1B

25

20

50

6

 

20/DMU

River Line DBOM

 

Newark

LR

4.3

Op 35

 

 

12

 

17

 

KI

City Subway

 

LR

1

Const

208

 

4

11

 

 

KI

Broad St Ext

 

Jersey City

LR

9.6

Op 01

992

103

30

27

(01)

38

(07)

1.2K (01)

KI/29

Hudson-Bergen DBOM

 

LR

11

EIS

1.1B

100

 

 

94

 

 

West Shore Project

 

New

Hampshire

Manchester

LR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Airport -Downtown

 

New Mexico

Albuquerque

LR

63

Prop

200

 

 

 

 

 

DMU

To Santa Fe

 

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernalillo to Belen

 

New York

Buffalo

LR

6.4

Op 84

 

 

15

8

23 (02)

.8K (01)

27 TK

 

 

Brooklyn

VT

.4

Const

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JFK Airport

LR

8.1

Op 03

1.9B

 

10

 

34K

 

32

Air Train 

 

Manhattan

LR

1.8

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

42nd Street

 

Rochester

LR

 

Prop

64

 

 

Light Rail to suburbs

 

VT

 

Prop

16

 

 

Vintage Trolley Downtown

 

Rockland

LR

30

Prop

3-4B

 

 

Suffern to Port Chester

 

North

Carolina

Charlotte

LR

9.6

Op

398

42

15

 

18 (08) 

 

STS/16

LYNX Blue Line

 

LR

10.7

PD

900 

 

 

 

 

 

 North to University City 

 

VT

2.4

Op

20.3

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST

10

Plan

400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raleigh

LR

32.2

Plan

844

 

16

 

 

 

Raleigh - Durham

 

Winston - Salem

LR

 

Study

130

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nuevo

Leon, MX

Monterrey

LR

14.2

Op 91

 

 

24

 

 

 

STS/14

DBOM LRT

 

Ohio

Cincinnati

LR

19

Plan

 

 

20

 

 

 

DMU

 

 

13

Study

 

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cleveland

LR

15.4

Op 20

 

 

27

 

9 (08)

1.1K (01)

BR/48

1 mi w/Heavy rail

 

Columbus

LR

13.2

Study

501

 

14

 

17(25)

North Corridor/Franklin County FastTraks

 

VT

 

Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link

 

Dayton

ST

2

Plan

125

 

 

 

 

 

Caldwell St to 3rd/Main

 

Toledo

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oklahoma

Tulsa

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ontario

Ottawa

LR

5

Op

30 (01)

6

5

 

7.8

 

DMU 

 

 

LR

 

Prop

 

 

5-7

 

 

 

 

Carleton

 

Waterloo

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toronto

LR

46

Op 1892

 

 

 

 

258 (07)

 

UT/

247

Single ended

 

Oregon

Astoria

VT

3

Op 99

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

Riverfront

 

Portland

LR

44

Op 86

 

 

47 (01)

111 (01)

103 (08)

 

B/26

STS/62

 

 

ST

8

Op 01

54.6

16

 

87

 

5K (01)

SK

 

 

3.3

FD

147

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link to OMSI

 

VT

 

Op 91

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trolley

 

Salem

LR

4

Prop

44

 

 

 

 

 

ST

Light Rail

 

Penn.

Harrisburg

LR

41

Prop

 

 

 

 

Harrisburg to Carlisle and Lancaster

 

Philadelphia

LR

42.5

Op 1858

 

 

64 (01)

1,702 (01)

116 (08)

 

KW

/141

 

 

1.2

Const

435M

 

3

 

 

 

North Shore Connector

 

VT

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Girard Ave

 

Pittsburgh

LR

22

Op 1859

 

 

13 (01)

39 (01)

30

1.6K (01)

SD/55

STS/30

 

 

1.2

Const

435M

 

3

 

 

 

North Shore Connector

 

5.2

Op 02

386

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South

Carolina

Greenville

LR

17

Prop

20

 

 

 

Clemson-Anderson

 

Tenn.

Memphis

LR

9-10

Plan

400

 

 

 

Downtown to Airport Routing TBD Summer 2004

 

VT

4.6

Op

 

 

28

40

6.4

300 (01)

GO/15

 

 

VT

2.5

Const

55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VT

2.5

Const

55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knoxville

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Texas

Austin

LR

32

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Line West

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Line East

 

Dallas

LR

44

Op 96

 

 

34

68 (01)

58

2.5K (01)

KI/95

 

 

24

Op

1.1B

46

14

 

North Central, Northeast Extensions

 

LR

 

Const

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

VT

2.8

Op

5.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

McKinney

 

Denton

LR

21

FD

 

 

5

 

 

Denton Carrollton Op late 2010

 

El Paso

LR

 

Plan

40 

 

 

 

 

SMART Starter Line light rail

 

Fort Worth

ST

 

Plan

 

 

 

 

 

Connection between Airports

 

Galveston

VT

5.2

Op 88

 

 

22+

 

 

400 (01)

VT /4

 

 

VT

 

Plan

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Houston

LR

7.5

Op 04

324

43

16

 

40 (08)

 

SI/15

U of Tex Med 

 

22

PD

5B

 

 

2008 - 2012

 

51

PD

 

 

 

2013 - 2025

 

San Antonio

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Utah

Salt Lake City

LR

19.5

Op

520

56

23

59

(01)

39

 

SD 40

UT 29

 

 

 

Const

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Airport Line

 

 

PD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mid-Jordan

 

ST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sugar House

 

Virginia

Norfolk

LR

7.4

Const

232

26

11

 

9

 

9

The Tide

Open 2010

 

Roanoke

LR

 

Prop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Washington