Your 2 Cents: Downtown OKC Streetcars


Wednesday, December 19th 2018, 11:28 pm
By: News 9


I rode one of the new streetcars downtown Tuesday and took a lot of you along on Facebook Live. 

Here's what you had to say about the ride and the 30-minute wait for a streetcar to show up:

Kathy, "Who wants to wait that long for it to get there?"

Hopefully, that was an oddity. A car parked over the line into the streetcar lane apparently caused the delay.  

Mark from Hobart says, "Once the downtown traffic gets used to sharing the road with the streetcars, it should go faster."

From Erica, "It was a fun and funny ride watching everyone almost fall for not hanging on!"

Kerwin notes, "To me, the ride was surprisingly smooth."

LuAnn from Binger says, "Much bigger than I thought!"

Joey is a fan, "Rode it Sunday with my family of seven. Kids enjoyed it and saw parts of OKC that we normally don't go down."

But Mark is not a fan, "Check back in two years, and see how many people are riding. Such a waste of taxpayer money."

Brian from Vinita points out, "An extra car will run the Bricktown loop on Fridays and Saturdays."

Finally, Sarah writes, "We went out Saturday night and it was PACKED! But, we loved it! Sang Christmas carols with other riders! So fun!"

I'm Kelly Ogle and that's Your 2 Cents. 

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