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DC Streetcar System Officially Debuts

DC Streetcar System Officially Debuts

After a decade of work and more than $200 million in investment, the District Department of Transportation and Mayor Muriel Bowser officially unveiled the D.C. streetcar Saturday. The streetcar, which begins behind Union Station and runs for 2.2 miles along H Street and Benning Road N.E., east of the Capitol[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The H Street-Benning Road NE streetcar project has been delayed again after safety testing revealed the potential for dangerous collisions.

Streetcar Project Delayed Repeatedly

The start date for the H Street-Benning Road NE streetcar has been delayed again due to the safety issues that have been plaguing the streetcar project since it began testing in September. Former Mayor Vincent Gray intended to have the streetcars fully operational at the end of his mayoral term.[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments City News, News

GU, Georgetown BID Aim to Bring Streetcar to Area

Georgetown University and the Georgetown Business Improvement District are looking to have the city-wide D.C. Streetcar project expanded deeper into the Georgetown area.   “Both the university and the BID are interested in how to get the streetcar to serve the university population since it is such an employment concentration[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News