The first new streetcar to arrive on the District’s streets in half a century was placed on the rails the night of Dec. 13. City officials say the new line in Northeast will begin operating in the first quarter of next year. Many residents are enthusiastic about the new line, while others say it is not needed and will bring problems.
Dec. 13, 2013 A new streetcar is transported along H Street NE, where it was rolled onto the tracks near the intersection with 4th Street. The car is the first to be delivered for a new line running from near Union Station to just west of the Anacostia River. Eva Russo/For The Washington Post Buy Photo