The Oklahoman
By William Crum

 

 

A streetcar running from Bricktown through northeast Oklahoma City on the "adventure line" would have limited value as a tool for economic development, a study prepared for the city says.

Jacobs Engineering studied alternatives for linking downtown and Bricktown by rail to the Adventure District, home to the zoo, horse racing track, softball complex and other attractions.

The 4.5-mile rail corridor runs from Washington Park to NE 50.

The north end of the line now is used for slow-moving sightseeing trains. The Union Pacific Railroad uses another section to provide freight service to a couple of businesses.

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