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Continued: Lileks: Back to the future: Light-rail woes

  • Article by: JAMES LILEKS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 10, 2014 - 8:33 PM

Yesterday’s opening ceremony was attended by many early advocates of the light-rail line, most of which zipped about in their hover chairs or waved canes with pride at the gleaming cars.

Asked about the future of the line, since people were now commuting by matter-disassembling transporters that beamed them to any location in town for a dime, the project chief said:

“We’re counting on the nostalgia factor.”

 

jlileks@startribune.com • 612-673-7858

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