An impressively long light rail train rides along
reserved portion of street pavement on 12th St. The train is
stopped for a red signal at E St. on this rather slow part of the route.
As soon as the traffic light
changes it will head into the Alkali
Flat/La Valentina station. The scene is just a bit north of the
center city, and downtown buildings are visible in the background.
Many scoffers expected failure
when Sacramento's light rail was initially planned and constructed. But the
service has been well patronized, and the system continues to plan for future