American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A public vehicle operated on rails along a regular route, usually through the streets of a city.
- n. US A tram or light rail vehicle, usually a single car, but also attached together, operating on city streets. A trolley car.
- n. a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
- street + car (Wiktionary)
“Alstom and the Swiss company Stadler LRV are also produce very competitive trams the term streetcar is never used in Europe and Ansaldo of Italy is also gaining sales.”
“JK: Good that we agree that the streetcar is a complete waste.”
“In the meantime, the streetcar is already moving on its track.”
“And those who complain about how slow the streetcar is should see the merit in spacing bus stops along the mall further apart.”
“I like his observation that "the streetcar is so slow that sometimes you can beat it just by walking.”
“It's the same thing as when they tell you that a new streetcar is going to stimulate (or has stimulated) billions of dollars in investment somewhere.”
“Where a streetcar is faster or more reliable than the bus route it replaced, this is because other improvements were made at the same time -- improvements that could just as well have been made for the bus route.”
“I think that the First Ave streetcar is a good idea and if built could connect Seattle center to Pike place and much else.”
“You'd have to be pretty high to call a streetcar rapid ... or high capacity.”
“Koski calls the streetcar blowup "a good case study" for the power of social media.”
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