Village Crosstown Trolley Coalition

Making Tracks through the Village
Greenwich Village, New York City


MAKING TRACKS is your source for information about our proposal for the 8th St. Corridor as well as other light rail transit news. We will inform you about all aspects of our proposal as well as respond to any letters you send to us with questions, comments or concerns.

Below are links to each issue of MAKING TRACKS. All issues are in PDF format.


Volume 9
Vol. 9, No. 2 - Fall 2004
(PDF file, 618KB)
CATS and LRT: A Grand Combination
Vol. 9, No. 1 - Winter 2004
(PDF file, 350KB)
Second Avenue Subway:
Why Not Light Rail Now?


Volume 8
Vol. 8, No. 1 - Spring 2003
(PDF file, 360KB)
Liberty Loop: Low Cost Key to
Downtown Revival


Volume 7
Vol. 7, No. 1 - Winter 2002
(PDF file, 500KB)
Cooper Union's Building Plans Lead to
Debate about Street Use




Volume 6
Vol. 6, No. 4 - Fall 2000
(PDF file, 500KB)
42nd Street Light Rail Project
Gains New Momentum
Vol. 6, No. 3 - Summer 2000
(PDF file, 480KB)
MTA Response to M8 Crosstown Bus
Ridership Gain: Service Cuts
Vol. 6, No. 2 - Spring 2000
(PDF file, 500KB)
Community Board Approves Plan for
8th St. Sidewalk Widening
Vol. 6, No. 1 - Winter 2000
(PDF file, 450KB)
Trolleys Return to
Jersey City Streets


Volume 5
Vol. 5, No. 4 - Fall 1999
(PDF file, 490KB)
Greenwich Village Historic District:
A Trolley Ran Through It
Vol. 5, No. 3 - Summer 1999
(PDF file, 490KB)
MTA's Avenue D Light Rail Plan:
A Plus for Village Crosstown Trolley
Vol. 5, No. 2 - Spring 1999
(PDF file, 480KB)
Mulling over the Mulberry Mall:
Some Lessons for 8th St.
Vol. 5, No. 1 - Winter 1999
(PDF file, 480KB)
LF-LRVs for the Village:
The Lower the Better?


Issues from 1995 through 1998 will be made available shortly.


If you, or someone you know, would be interested in writing articles or taking pictures for MAKING TRACKS, please let us know. We can provide you with topics to write about or, if you'd prefer, please send us an article with a transit related theme and we will consider it for publication (use the issues below for article length guidelines). Also, any photos of transit in the U.S. or around the world will be considered for publication provided a suitable caption and credit are included and the photo is not copyrighted material.

By submitting your article or photo to us, you give us permission to edit and reproduce it in print or on our web site. Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like your article or photo returned to you.