If you build a streetcar, they will come. That has been demonstrated across the country with the 21st century streetcar.
The streetcar in Denver brought 7.8 million square feet of commercial development from 2004 to 2009. The Charlotte streetcar added 9.8 million square feet.
But what will come in Tucson? Downtown, 4th Avenue, Main Gate Square and the University of Arizona don’t want to wait to find out or leave it to random forces.