By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter by trolley.
Metro officials hope to improve rider satisfaction this month in part with the oddly appealing scent of glue and fresh plastic — otherwise known as that new-car smell — when they roll out 152 new buses.
"I'm a walker, it was no big deal, except that I don't know what this area is, I don't know where I'm going," he said about his walk into downtown. "I just headed for the tall buildings."
"For anybody who's trying to cut down on gas, walk out their front door, go a few blocks and catch the transit system, it'll be good," said Robert Miles, a 47-year-old chef at one of the big hotels on Loyola. "It was not a waste of money."