Why did it take two fires to begin trolley safety overhaul?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — We learned this week it will cost taxpayers either $6 million or as much as $40 million to bring the city’s popular trolley line back online.

Are there legitimate questions to be asked about how the trolley system was allowed to deteriorate to the point that it took two trolley car fires to realize the system was getting old and needed some upkeep?

The Informed Sources team shares their thoughts.


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