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St. Louis — Trolley Gets Lifeline

November 2019

Streetsblog USA published an article about the Loop Trolley's financial woes:

"St. Louis’s much-unloved, routinely mocked, and very expensive tourist trolley to nowhere just got a lifeline — a lifeline that may turn out to be a death sentence for other, much more crucial transit projects.

Just weeks after The Loop Trolley Company announced that it faced imminent closure unless it got an emergency injection of $700,000 from local government, the non-profit operator said the local transportation development district has agreed to fill the funding gap through Jan. 1, 2020.

In addition, Bi-State Development, the region’s transit planning body, will “explore a viable solution to continue the long-term operation,” Loop Trolley Board President John Meyer, Jr. said."

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