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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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Recently, Portland extended a new streetcar line 3.
In a Brookings Institution analysis of a proposed $140 million streetcar line, just 17 percent of the increase in private property values would pay the effort's entire capital costs.
For his part, Corriveau agreed to build an electric streetcar line from Mont Royal Avenue to the CPR tracks and on any other lines mutually agreed upon between himself and the council.
The road to bring a modern streetcar line to Detroit began more than 7 years ago and today we've reached a major milestone," said Penske.
GLENDALE - One hundred years ago, Glendale rolled toward cityhood with a streetcar line that passed through open ranch land and stretched to its northern end at a bucolic tourist destination called Casa Verdugo.
Municipal plans for an extended light rail system from downtown to the Capitol Hill, as well as a streetcar line that will connect this light rail to Union Station in the International District/Pioneer Square will offer direct access to a multi-modal transportation system for the residents of 412 Broadway.
1-mile planned streetcar line connecting the Anacostia Metro Station with the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), via Firth Sterling Avenue and South Capitol Street.
I'm certain their employees and clients will find their location on the downtown streetcar line an added bonus.
Next, build a light rail line, preferably a trolley or streetcar line, that would extend from Autzen south over the Willamette River, down Agate Street and east on 13th Avenue.
In Glendale, one city councilman welcomed the prospect of a 19-story downtown condo along busy Brand Boulevard, where a trolley or streetcar line is also under consideration.
This success was a catalyst for Tampa to enhance the downtown waterfront with another $500 million in projects, including a centralized entertainment complex, an electric streetcar line and a riverwalk.
In March 2009, its thermoplastic railroad ties were showcased and installed under special track at the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) streetcar line.