100 Ideas for New Paltz

53. make the bus look like a trolley

Posted in environment, public transit by Jason West on June 11, 2009

Replace the UCAT Loop bus with a replica of the old trolley that used to run down Main Street from Poughkeepsie to the mountians — it would help the tourist-drawing quaintess of New Paltz while eliminating some of the stigma of riding the bus.

a trolley-shaped bus from Sacramento, California

a trolley bus from Sacramento, California

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  1. Lethalox said, on June 29, 2009 at 8:52 am

    Nice Idea, but in the middle of the winter? Sacramento does not get that cold.

    • Terence said, on January 12, 2010 at 11:43 am

      Kingston’s buses have that look so I think there just might be a way to resolve that logistical problem.

  2. janine said, on June 29, 2009 at 9:29 am

    There are trolleys with sides and windows! That is why you see them in New England! Winter and all!!!


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