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The DC Code: § 9-1171 Aerial wires for streetcars.

Index9 Transportation Systems. (Refs & Annos)
a
Notwithstanding any other law, the Mayor is authorized to install aerial wires in accordance with this chapter for the sole purpose of powering or supporting wires that power streetcar transit where aerial wire power is necessary or, in the Mayor's determination, is more feasible than other currently available forms of propulsion.
b
The installation of aerial wires authorized by this section is limited to the H Street/Benning Road streetcar transit line, between the intersection of North Capitol Street and H Street, N.E. on the west and the Anacostia River on the east until the requirements of § 9-1173 are met.

Historical and Statutory

Temporary Addition of Section Sections 2 and 3 of D.C. Law 18-258 added a section to read as follows: "Sec. 2. Aerial wires for streetcars. "(a) Notwithstanding any other law, the Mayor is authorized to install aerial wires in accordance with this act for the sole purpose of powering or supporting wires that power streetcar transit where aerial wire power is necessary or, in the Mayor's determination, is more feasible than other currently available forms of propulsion. "(b) The installation of aerial wires authorized by this section is limited to the H Street/Benning Road streetcar transit line, between the intersection of North Capitol Street and H Street, N.E., on the west and the Anacostia River on the east until the requirements of section 4 are met. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2 of Transportation Infrastructure Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-486, July 19, 2010, 57 DCR 7164). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2 of Transportation Infrastructure Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-583, October 19, 2010, 57 DCR 10129). Legislative History of Laws Law 18-339, the "Transportation Infrastructure Amendment Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-823, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works and Transportation. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 7, 2010, and December 21, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 12, 2011, it was assigned Act No. 18-684 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-339 became effective on March 31, 2011. DC CODE § 9-1171 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 31, 2011, D.C. Law 18-339, § 2, 58 DCR 618.)