From Inside NOVA: Editor: In a letter to the Sun Gazette, County Board Chairman Jay Fisette tried to defend spending over half a billion dollars on streetcars. I disagree. Streetcars make neither transit nor economic sense. The estimated costs for the Columbia Pike streetcar alone have roughly tripled. The 7.4 miles of streetcars now planned…

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VIHSTADT CHALLENGES LATEST HOWZE STREETCAR DEFENSE “Let’s be careful about who is calling whom divisive,” Arlington County Board member and streetcar foe John Vihstadt said today in response to a press release issued Wednesday by opponent Alan Howze. “We have a strong contingent of voters who oppose streetcars, and are ready to vote in November.”…

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