Streetcar meeting January 7 in Treme

One of the first of several public forums on a new streetcar line along North Rampart Street along the French Quarter will take place Jan. 7

Officials with the Regional Transit Authority have scheduled the meeting next week beginning at 6 p.m. at the Joseph A. Craig School, located on St. Philip Street.

According to the RTA, the new line will run from Canal Street up Rampart along the edge of the Quarter. It will end at Elysian Fields Avenue, connecting the new line to the existing Canal Streetcar line and the Union Passenger Terminal on Loyola Avenue.