French Quarter loop to go ahead

March 2011
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that in March 2011, the Regional Transit Authority in New Orleans, Louisiana has approved the creation of a tram loop in the French Quarter from Canal Street to Press Street through North Rampart Street and St. Claude Avenue, a project which could begin in the middle of 2012 at the cost of 90 million dollars.


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