Ironically, the commuter services inteurbans provided are actually making a comeback as LRT (light rail transit) systems as cities look for alternatives to increasingly crowded highways.
What became the classic interurban all began in the 1870's with two key developments; in 1870 Zenobe Gramme unveiled a generator for commercial use while Werner von Siemens showcased the world's first electric locomotive at an exhibition in Berlin, Germany during 1879.
From Riverside County: Hundreds of businesses and governments from throughout Southern California will gather in Riverside on Tuesday, Aug.
1 for a day of speed dating-style meetings and 20 seminars led by the Small Business Administration and national experts in the fields of foreign trade, manufacturing and procurement.
“Not only is the networking phenomenal, but attendees will learn from experts about how to expand into overseas markets, compete for government contracts and earn federal certifications that set them apart from other businesses.” There are 20 seminars throughout the day on foreign trade, manufacturing, procurement and the Small Business Administration.