“The Obama Administration is committed to putting Americans back to work making the products our nation needs to compete,” said Secretary Ray LaHood. “We want U.S. manufacturers to supply the rails for U.S. streetcars and today’s meeting was a first step toward making this a reality.”
From a DOT press release, dated 6/6/2011, titled “U.S. Department of Transportation Encourages American Production of Steel Rails for Streetcars.”
According to the release, streetcars make “a real comeback in many cities.”
But wait: Can we text in streetcars? Yes?