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EDITORIAL: Streetcars, Yea or Nay

For D.C.'s newest residents, streetcars represent a modern addition to cities, an aesthetically pleasing part of gentrification.

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D.C.'s Streetcar Project Touted as 'Great' Economic Tool

It's been nearly three years since the D.C. Department of Transportation announced plans for the city's first street car system — in more than a half century — to roll along the H Street corridor in Northeast. But the multimillion-dollar economic development project, which could potentially create more than 7,000 jobs and as much as $8 billion of development for the city over a 10-year period, might finally get the green light this fall.