Dr. Gridlock: D.C. streetcars


Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/27/2014

More than 500 people apply for D.C. streetcar jobs

Long line of applicants seeks to fill 34 jobs with city’s new transit system.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 01/20/2014

New streetcar set to arrive in D.C. on Tuesday

The new streetcar is one of six slated to run as part of the new service.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:01 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Wanted: D.C. streetcar operators

The D.C. Department of Transportation is hosting a job fair for people interested in working with the new streetcar system.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:56 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Streetcar heading for H Street tracks this weekend

The District plans to move a streetcar to H Street NE on Friday night, then begin testing before passenger service starts in 2014.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:05 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column, H Street

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Streetcar education underway in D.C.

Travelers along the H Street/Benning Road corridor are beginning to learn about sharing the roadway with the new vehicles.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Transit projects nearly finished, but still no opening dates

The Silver Line and the D.C. streetcar line are wrapping up construction, but still need testing.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:33 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column, Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Possible delays on H street NE

Road work in on H Street NE to make way for D,C, streetcars. Drivers could see delays.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:31 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars, dc streetcars

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Brake testing underway for new streetcars

The testing prepares the three vehicles for service on H Street and Benning Road NE.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Streetcars arrive in D.C. for testing

The District's first streetcars in half a century have finally made it into the city, if only for testing.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:05 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock