Taken for a Ride

The Automobile and Us - Part I: The clash between the streetcar and automotive industries

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 04-20-2010 under OPINION

This is part one of a five-part series that explores the effects of the automobile on Grand Rapids. In this part we explore how Grand Rapids lost the streetcar and started to develop around the automobile. Wellington Avenue, off Eastern Avenue in SE...

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