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Transportation Director: D.C. Streetcar May Never Open

A new streetcar project that’s already cost the District of Columbia $190 million may never open at all.


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DDOT: No Official Start Date Set for D.C. Streetcar

The acting director for the District Department of Transportation releases statement on the status of D.C. Streetcar, saying there is no official start date set.


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D.C. Streetcar Officials Miss Pledge to Open by ’15

The District of Columbia’s new streetcar line will not open by the new year as promised.


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DC Streetcars to Begin No-Passenger Rides

The District of Columbia’s streetcar line is moving closer to the start of operations.


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Board Awards $26M Arlington Streetcar Contract

The Arlington County Board has awarded a $26 million engineering and design contract for a streetcar between Fairfax and Arlington counties.


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D.C. Officials Conducting Streetcar Emergency Drill

Transportation officials in Washington say a portion of H Street will be closed for several hours while emergency responders take part in a drill involving the yet-to-start streetcar system.


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D.C. Begins Training Streetcar Operators in Traffic

The D.C. Department of Transportation will begin training streetcar operators in traffic for the first time this week along H Street and Benning Road in northeast Washington.


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‘Stroll and Roll’ Pedicab Rides Promote D.C. Streetcar Line

The Northeast D.C. Streetcars are still a few months from service, but vistors along the Benning and H street tracks were given a free human-powered ride.


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Columbia Pike Streetcar From Fairfax to Arlington Gets $65 Million Boost

A plan to run a streetcar between Fairfax and Arlington counties has received a boost after state officials announced they will increase funding for the project by up to $65 million.


Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

Independent Wins Special Election in Arlington County

For the first time since 1999, a non-Democrat will serve on the Arlington County Board.