The short Tacoma Link streetcar has
some distinctions within this country. Not only does the system have the
least total route mileage, but also it is the only line operating modern
equipment that runs entirely on a fare-free
basis. Collecting payment would entail greater costs than the revenue that
would be realized.
The line begins a bit south and east of downtown, at Tacoma Dome Station.
After three intermediate stops that take it through center city, it
reaches the other terminal, Theater District/S 9th. Total distance
is 1.6 miles.
This photo was taken at the middle station, Union Station/S 19th. Trains from each direction
meet here when the line is operating on ten-minute headways.