Dr. Gridlock: 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

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 04/15/2013

The week ahead: Emancipation Day rules, road work, Fairfax bus meetings

Travelers will need to watch the weather, as well as numerous lane closings for road work and special events.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:11 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Emancipation Day, Fairfax Connector, Metro, Silver Line, Streetcars, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 06/26/2012

D.C. wants input on privatized streetcar system

DDOT announced on Tuesday that it was seeking input from the private sector on potentially privatizing the D.C. streetcar system.

By Mark Berman and Tim Craig  |  02:38 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The District, streetcars

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 11/17/2010

Committee voting on DC streetcars

The District City Council's Committee on Public Works and Transportation is currently meeting to approve the plan for streetcars.

By Luke Rosiak  |  02:44 PM ET, 11/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  District, District | Tags:  Streetcars