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an electrically driven public transport vehicle that runs on rails let into the surface of the road, power usually being taken from an overhead wire
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Machinery a fine adjustment that ensures correct function or alignment
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(in weaving) a weft yarn of two or more twisted strands of silk
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They were very expensive to build," DeFerrari says, "and if you had a new suburb just getting started, you would have very few people there to begin with taking the cars, and the streetcar line would tend to not make money.
There are currently 16 streetcar lines operating as public transit in the United States, but depending on how you count there are as many as 80 cities with streetcars in the planning or development phase.
TIF has become a popular way to subsidize all sorts of private developments, ranging from residential subdivisions to shopping malls and from streetcar lines to sports stadiums.
Construction has begun on two streetcar lines in D.
We are now seeing construction cost figures for streetcar lines of $40 million per mile and for light rail sometimes of more than $100 million.
A group of 400 blocked a streetcar line by sitting on the tracks.
But he and the other residents of a suburban square around which runs a lone streetcar line find their habits disturbed by a large-scale political debacle set in motion by a student radical living among them.
His boundless energy resulted in a new City Hall and Civic Center, a streetcar line, the building of the Hetch-Hetchy Dam, and the Panama Pacific Exhibition.
Previous generations enjoyed the benefits of private industry - services like a streetcar line that passed through Burbank and Glendale - because government was smaller, Myers said.
Rental car companies are back in business and the New Orleans Canal Streetcar line is running, offering free transportation.
MASSIVE REDEVELOPMENT projects in Seattle and Los Angeles obtained key approvals recently In Seattle, the city council in June approved a streetcar line from downtown to the South Lake Union area; private property owners along the 2.
On May 20, 2000, the refurbished trolley was back on the tracks in regular TCRT service on the Como-Harriet Streetcar Line.