The DC Streetcar is a light-rail transit service designed to provide additional connections between neighborhoods, as well as spur economic growth in the District.
The basic goal of a streetcar project is to provide commuters and other travelers the benefits of improved public transportation in a cost-effective, environmentally sensitive, and socially responsible manner.
Additional goals of the new DC Streetcar system are to:
DDOT shall operate, develop, regulate, and finance the DC Streetcar. (D.C. Code § 50-921.04)
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