This blog isn't all about transportation issues (unless my car's in the garage), but the new Light Rail's all the news here in Phoenix. Seems like over 100,000 folks hopped on the new Light Rail for free this past weekend (I haven't yet the chance). While the naysayers are belittling its chances, the Phoenix Light Rail should hopefully give rise to a light rail network of cool bars and restaurant places at local stops.
Think of the possibilities for a Twitter group to have pub or restaurant crawls on the light rail map - fun all around! My guess is that the light rail will gain its early adopters starting next Monday (for those fortunate enough to be working near a stop), with heavy weekend activities and sports traffic at other times. I hope it takes off and expands.
12/30 UPDATE: Someone's already set up a Light Rail Bar Hop Meetup! Cool!
FYI - LightRailblogger is keeping us on top of his carfree adventures. And being carfree in #PHX is a huge undertaking.
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