Wells no fan of private streetcars

A chief booster of the District’s proposed street-car system said Tuesday he’s skeptical of Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s effort to secure private funding for the project.

Earlier Tuesday, the Gray administration issued a Request for Information seeking input from private investors on how a they would finance and manage the proposed $1.5 billion, 37-mile project.


Ward 6 council member Tommy Wells (Photo by Rebecca D'Angelo/For the Washington Post) (Rebecca D'Angelo)

You can read about Gray’s effort and Wells’ concerns here.

Tim Craig is The Post’s bureau chief in Pakistan. He has also covered conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan and within the District of Columbia government.

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