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n. a roadway in an urban area, owned and maintained by the municipality for public use. A private road cannot be a street.

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STREET. A road in a village or city. In common parlance the word street is equivalent to highway. 4 Serg. & Rawle, 108.
     2. A permission to the public for the space of eight, or even of six years, to use a street without bar or impediment, is evidence from which a dedication to the public maybe inferred. 11 East, R. 376; See 2 N. Hamp. 513; 4 B. & A. 447; 3 East, R. 294; 1 Law Intell. 134; 2 Smith's Lead. Cas. 94, n.; 2 Pick. R. 162; 2 Verm. R. 480; 5 Taunt. R. 125; S. C. 1 E. C. L. R. 34; 4 Camp. R. 169; 1 Camp. R. 260: 7 B. & C. 257; S. C. 14 E. C. L. R. 39; 5 B & Ald. 454; S. C. 7 E. C. L. R. 159; 1 Blackf. 44; 2 Wend. 472; 8 Wend. 85; 11 Wend. 486; 6 Pet. 431; 1 Paige, 510; and the article Dedication.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Barrett's plan for extending the streetcar's loop would begin with a 0.4-milelink toWisconsin Avenue.
Until police reopen the streets, Embark buses have been picking up streetcar passengers at closed stops.
In Milwaukee, he led a team that launched a new streetcar service in November 2018.
Elgin first used horse cars -- a type of streetcar drawn by horses on tracks -- in 1878.
The Streetcar has already had the support of Government, and "numerous other agencies".
To demonstrate not only how these strategies leverage reflexivity and mistrust for persuasive ends but also the depths to which post-truth politics has been absorbed into the body politic, the next sections explore each of these post-truth strategies in the context of the Arlington streetcar debate.
The streetcars began operating on May 17 _ Buddha's birthday _ and were fairly successful and without accidents, despite the large crowds of curious spectators.
As it approaches its 70th anniversary, this powerful production proves A Streetcar Named Desire has lost none of its capacity to captivate and shock, addressing themes that still resonate today.
AGE: 35 PROVENANCE: Born in Boston; raised in Iowa FAVORITE BOOKS: "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Franny and Zooey" PROFESSIONAL DEBUT: The Disney Channel 1996 series "Flash Forward" OTHER HATS: Directed Emily Wells' music video "Pack of Nobodies"
As the late former Mayor Marion Barry put it in 2014, the streetcar "was ill-planned, ill-thought-out, ill-engineered, ill-everything."