Pics: How Light Rail Changes a Neighborhood

A website called has collected a series of photographs showing people what Light Rail/Smart Growth looks like in your neighborhood. See photo index page here.

One of the scenes captured is the rise of super high density dull looking apartment buildings — which looks a lot like the old beaucratic public housing projects of the sixties with a new makeover to make it look good.

Another example of ugly high density crammed housing…

Here are some photos of how Light rail interferes with the natural pedestrain flows of a neighborhood, and does so in a very unsightly way with miles of gates, chains, blocked traffic, and NO WALK signs.