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Dr. Gridlock Archive: Streetcar

Cmte. of 100 issues streetcar report

A group focused on historic preservation inside the central city that was a vocal opponent of a streetcar system that, like the original system, would involve the construction of overhead wires along some major roads, has taken a broader look at the under-construction transit mode in a 91-page report.

By Luke Rosiak  | January 31, 2011; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  District, Streetcar  
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Streetcar work closes 7th St NE

Streetcar-related construction work could cause a traffic headache in Northeast Washington today. The District Department of Transportation will close 7th Street between H and G streets from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the installation of streetcar tracks across the intersection of 7th and H streets.

By Mark Berman  | December 22, 2010; 7:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Construction, District, Streetcar  
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DDOT director to host online chat today

District Department of Transportation Director Gabe Klein will take questions online in a live chat at 12:00 pm today. "Residents and anyone else interested in transportation in the city are invited to join or follow the discussion," the Department said.

By Luke Rosiak  | December 3, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  District, Streetcar, Transportation Politics  
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A case for Columbia Pike streetcars

Transportation officials from Arlington and Fairfax counties gathered community comments regarding the five-mile Columbia Pike Streetcar plan as they prepare the documentation to apply for federal funding.

By Christy Goodman  | November 19, 2010; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Commuter Rail, Construction, Northern Virginia, Streetcar, Transit, Virginia  
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Photos: The streetcar cometh

Fourth Street NE will be closed between H and G Streets Thursday and Friday between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm to accommodate installation of streetcar tracks at the 4th and H streets intersection.

By Luke Rosiak  | November 11, 2010; 12:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Commuting, Construction, District, Driving, Streetcar, Transit  
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