Lonely Planet Writer

Long-awaited DC streetcar launch announced

The much delayed Washington, DC streetcar project has finally announced a date for its debut: 27 February.

Downtown Washington, DC.
Downtown Washington, DC. Image by mateoutah / CC BY-SA 2.0

Mayor Muriel Bowser made the announcement on Twitter last night. The city has created an instructional video to prepare riders for the experience. The streetcar route will run from Union Station to Benning Road, although there are already plans to expand the line east and west. Read more at: dcist.com