MUNICIPAL STREET CARS OPERATED SUCCESSFULLY

Municipal Street Cars Operated Successfully CONSUL Henry B. Miller reports that the city of Belfast in Ireland is operating its street railway successfully and at low fares. The tramways of Belfast...

...It is time to preach the gospel of relaxation.- Herbert Spencer...
...Says Mr...
...Next after himself, man owes it to his neighbor to be well, and to avoid disease in order that he may impose no burden upon that neighbor.óDr...
...Special cars are run at fixed hours, night and morning, to transport workingmen to and from their homes and workshops at 2 cents for any distance...
...Another feature is the variety of rates and arrangements designed especially to suit the general character of the city...
...Belfast has diversified industries, with vast numbers of men and women working in factories...
...The tramways of Belfast have been operated by the city for the past five years...
...Miller: "One of the most successful features of the system is the concentration of all lines through a general central station, which makes every part of the city available from the center...
...The satisfactory management of this system of city transportation, its special adaptation to the character of the city, its economy of administration, its freedom from accidents, and low cost of transportation commend it as of special interest to the student of municipal ownership of city tramways...
...W. T. Sedgwick in The Call to Public Health¶We have had something too much of the gospel of work...

Vol. 2 • September 1910 • No. 38


 
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