So most of the old streetcars are being decommissioned this year. I think it would be nice if citizens would be able to get first dibs on them for adaptive reuse, rather than the majority going to the scrap heap.
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I think it'd be a good idea to elevate one onto a couple of poles/columns 30ft in the air and have it as a folly in some future park or parkette. You know that weird cow in Markham, like that. We have lots of planned parks where this could be done. It would just become what it is, a decomissioned streetcar hovering in the air. Am serious, I think it's a great idea. The LRV is quintessentially Toronto, people would be taking photos of it forever, it'd be on postcards. Let's get the ball rolling.