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All D.C. Metro riders will be required to purchase SmarTrip cards.

Metro Phases Out Paper Farecards

The D.C. Metro board approved a decision on May 22 to eliminate the use of paper tickets, instead requiring all metro users to purchase SmarTrip cards. The change will occur over the next 18 months. “The machinery used to process paper farecards is outdated and includes an intricate system of[Read More…]

by May 31, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

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
Public Transport

Public Transport

Metro D.C.’s Metro is hailed for its simplicity and relative cleanliness. Even though Georgetown doesn’t have its own stop, odds are you’ll frequent the three stops closest to us:Dupont Circle on the Red line, and Foggy Bottom-GWUand Rosslyn, both on the Orange and Blue lines. Cost of a ride runs from $1.35 to $1.85[Read More…]

by August 29, 2011 0 comments News, Uncategorized