Thursday morning, in an event that could only be described as the Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban of Milwaukee public transportation, the THIRD of the city’s new streetcars arrived downtown. Like its predecessors back in March and May, the 67-foot-long, 83,000-pound streetcar came in after a days-long flatbed truck trip from Brookville, Pennsylvania. It was greeted by police, Department of Public Works crews, a few news organizations, and a handful of people taking pictures. The whole thing was a bit perfunctory at this point, but there you go. Here are pictures of those people taking pictures.
Here are pictures of people getting ready to take pictures of the third Milwaukee streetcar:
Here are pictures of people taking pictures of the third Milwaukee streetcar as it arrives:
Here’s a video of the third Milwaukee streetcar rollin’ on into town:
Here’s a picture of a person taking a picture of the third Milwaukee streetcar and saying, “Well, that’s the trolley,” a few seconds later.
Here are more pictures of people taking pictures of the third Milwaukee streetcar:
Here’s a picture of two nearby Bird scooters:
And here’s a picture of the third Milwaukee streetcar. The other two Milwaukee streetcars are currently track-deep in test runs, and the full system is expected to be up and running by the end of the year. Oh, and it’s still called “The Hop.”