Gérald Tremblay has visit Paris, where officials are planning to use streetcars to reduce car traffic and pollution.And now, the mayor is promoting the idea as a solution to Montreal's traffic problems.
At one time, streetcars made their way up and down Montreal's streets. But in the late 1950s, the tracks were paved over.
The plan carries a $8-billion price tag.Read more here.
Montreal unveils ambitious transit plan