Seattle’s last Streetcar was torn up in 1941. Tipper Pete tells us it was along 8th Ave NW in Ballard, and replaced with diesel and trolley buses. Somewhat later, the rails were pulled up and the steel used to support the war effort.
It’s been 41 years since the failure of the first Forward Thrust transit measure.
In 2020, the opening of Northgate station is likely to eliminate or truncate Route 41.
In more current news, a Thursday trip on Route 941 swayed so much that some passengers were thrown from their seats.