Sacramento officials want to build a streetcar on rails downtown, like the Portland trolley seen here. But a Bee reader asks: Why tear up the streets for an old-school transit style that may not work?
Sacramento officials want to build a streetcar on rails downtown, like the Portland trolley seen here. But a Bee reader asks: Why tear up the streets for an old-school transit style that may not work? Mark Harrison Seattle Times file
Sacramento officials want to build a streetcar on rails downtown, like the Portland trolley seen here. But a Bee reader asks: Why tear up the streets for an old-school transit style that may not work? Mark Harrison Seattle Times file
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Tony Bizjak writes about traffic and travel in the Sacramento region

Readers ask: What’s that red pavement on Watt Avenue?

January 08, 2015 11:20 AM

UPDATED January 08, 2015 08:46 PM

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Tony Bizjak has covered local transportation issues for The Sacramento Bee since 2003. Prior to that, he covered Sacramento City Hall and local government issues. A California native, Bizjak has a journalism degree from San Jose State University. Contact reporter Tony Bizjak at tbizjak@sacbee.com or 916-321-1059. Twitter: @TonyBizjak