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transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous reconstruction.
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About 20,500 people rode the streetcar for the month of February, compared with 48,800 in January.
Road construction workers in Elgin unearthed streetcar tracks dating back more than a century, a legacy of the city's early days as a thriving urban center.
In the notice of motion, called "Sustainable Transport for Wirral Waters", it said the benefits of the Streetcar would include: | Creating a sustainable, low-carbon transport infrastructure for Wirral Waters; | Minimising dependency on cars and associated land use; | Linking existing rail and ferry transport hubs, creating an integrated public transport system.
The $124 million streetcar, officially named "The HOP presented by Potawotami Hotel & Casino," will begin operating this fall.
Later in the event, Del Giudice cited a survey of residents around Columbia Pike that found that transit ridership would likely increase by 20% if the mode switched from buses to streetcars. In short, the survey found that there were significant numbers of people on the pike who did not currently take the bus, but would indeed consider using a streetcar.
The streetcars began operating on May 17 _ Buddha's birthday _ and were fairly successful and without accidents, despite the large crowds of curious spectators.
For about a century, streetcars crisscrossed Washington.
A revised delivery schedule agreed upon last July would see 23 new streetcars in operation by year's end, with 20 available for service.
The Toronto Transit Commission, who started out as Toronto Street Railway Company offering horse-drawn streetcar rides in 1862, is implementing a fourth series of streetcars in part to increase customer comfort and satisfaction.
Salt Lake City, where the last streetcars vanished in 1946, is set to open a two-mile line next month.
Cities all over the country are recreating streetcar lines, led by Portland, which reintroduced streetcars in 2001 - on a line from Portland State University to Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.