Noun(1) a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
(1) When someone is sitting next to you on the streetcar , then rises to take a single seat that opens up, should this offend you?(2) Maybe you sat watching the window because there was a pretty girl who always got off the streetcar when it stopped there after four.(3) A half an hour or so later a young man disembarked from a streetcar and walked into the nearby Desplaines Police Station.(4) But at least it's not like Toronto, where the streetcar or bus drivers don't carry any change.(5) My opposition to the streetcars has five points.(6) Electricity changed all that in the late 19th Century, powering streetcars and interurban cars connecting rural and urban areas throughout Canada.(7) Both of these new lines used newly built streetcars designed to resemble the antique cars on the St. Charles line.(8) Gustafson said streetcars attract more urban development than bus routes.(9) They also ride buses and streetcars carrying students to and from school.(10) Toronto has a clean, efficient public transportation system composed of the subway, buses and streetcars .(11) Although the streetcars have a historic ambience, the operators have modern equipment at their disposal, such as radios and telephones and more contemporary fare collection equipment.(12) This last detail reminds you why few really wept when the streetcars were replaced with buses.(13) In the 1990 afternoon rush hour, there were 207 streetcars in service; in 2001, only 152, a drop of more than 25 per cent.(14) On Monday morning, Edmontonians woke up to find no streetcars or taxis operating, city hall closed and police and fire patrols limited.(15) One goal is to increase the link between public transit and bikes, by attaching bike racks to buses and streetcars and installing secure parking facilities at subway and train stations.(16) Their fellow Muscovites taunted them on the sidewalks and on the streetcars , loudly criticizing their appearance, hurling insults at them, sometimes attacking them.
1. tramcar ::
2. trolley ::
3. trolley car ::
4. tram ::
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