THE GS TRAM SITE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES
27 Feb. 2016
(After the reintroduction of streetcar services in Washington)
MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
SALT LAKE CITY
SEATTLE - TACOMA
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|H Street NE/Benning Road Line (HB)
||Union Station - H Street NE - Benning Rd. NE - Oklahoma Av. NE
METRO (SUBWAY) ROUTES
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
||Franconia-Springfield - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport -
Pentagon - Rosslyn - Foggy Bottom-GWU - Metro Center - L’Enfant Plaza - Stadium-Armory - Largo Town Center
||Greenbelt - Fort Totten - Shaw-Howard U. - Gallery Place-Chinatown - L’Enfant Plaza -
Navy Park-Ballpark - Anacostia - Branch Ave.
||Vienna - East Falls Church - Rosslyn - Foggy Bottom-GWU - Metro Center -
L’Enfant Plaza - Stadium-Armory - New Carrollton
||Shady Grove - Bethesda - Woodley Park-Zoo - Dupont Circle - Metro Center -
Gallery Place-Chinatown - Union Station - Rhode Island Ave. - Fort Totten - Glenmont
||Wiehle Reston East - East Falls Church - Rosslyn - Foggy Bottom-GWU - Metro Center -
L’Enfant Plaza - Stadium-Armory - Largo Town Center
||[Rush hour only: Greenbelt - ] Fort Totten - Shaw-Howard U. - Gallery Place-Chinatown - L’Enfant Plaza -
Pentagon - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - Huntington [Rush hour only, also to Franconia-Springfield]
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcars: 3.9 km.
- Metro (Subway): 188 km.
- Streetcars (traditional): (horse-powered) 29 July 1862 - ?; (electric) 17 Oct. 1888 - 28 Jan. 1962.
- Streetcars (second generation): 27 Jan. 2016 - today.
- Metro: 27 March 1976 - today.
- Streetcars: 1435 mm.
- Metro: 1429 mm.
- Broehm, J. "Washington DC - Streetcars are coming back", Tramways & Urban Transit, May 2010 (73: 869), p.172-173.
- Simons, V. "DC streetcar developments", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2017 (80: 949), p.12-17.
- Washington (news item), The Modern Tramway, May 1959 (22:57), p.110.
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