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Streetcars Around the United States

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Streetcars Around the United States

These streetcar simulations and videos from various US projects were shown during the second series of public meetings for the North-South Corridor in February 2014. In these meetings, DDOT examined potential conceptual alignments for streetcar.

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Washington, DC: Streetcar Construction

Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Washington, DC: Streetcar Construction

For the last several months, DDOT and the streetcar team have been busy at work along H Street and Benning Road on the last leg of streetcar construction. Right now the team is performing final design and construction for several areas of the project, including streetcar turnarounds, the Car Barn Training Center, pole and overhead wire installation, track installation for turnarounds, pocket tracks, and final roadway.

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Washington, DC: Streetcar Vehicle Testing

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Here is the first video of our existing streetcars operating on their own power. The 3 vehicles have battery backup power for emergencies. Over the past two weeks technicians from the manufacturer Inekon have been testing and assessing the condition of the streetcars to make sure they are ready for service next year. For more […]

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Washington, DC: Pennsylvania Avenue Great Streets Project

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

District Mayor Vince Gray led a community celebration to mark the completion of the $35M Pennsylvania Avenue Great Streets Project. More than half of the funding was provided by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009 and this project put people to work and made this busy corridor safer for the residents who […]

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Washington, DC: Fixing O & P Streets

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

This is one of the most unique projects DDOT has ever undertaken. We’re removing the old streetcar tracks, sidewalks and stone pavers on these two historic streets, restoring and then reinstalling them. For more information visit the project website at – DDOTVideos on YouTube

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