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Is Streetcar Rage Justified?

No, the D.C. Streetcar isn’t scrapping its fleet and shutting down. But there’s a reason why so many critics of the system thought it was.
Not going anywhere.
Not going anywhere. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

On Monday, the radio station WTOP reported that Washington, D.C’s. much-mocked streetcar line was considering scrapping its current fleet, which has been in operation for only two years.