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Consultant: Streetcar could generate $3B for economy

An independent consultant hired by Arlington County has found that the planned Columbia Pike streetcar could generate between $2.2-3 billion more than an enhanced bus system for the corridor over the next 30 years.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Tags: Arlington,

Streetcar wires energized, public warned to steer clear

As testing for the new DC Streetcar line continues, wires that power the cars will remain energized and officials are reminding the public to stay clear of the power stations and overhead lines.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 03:55pm EST

Tags: max smith, power lines

Hundreds apply for 34 D.C. streetcar jobs

Hundreds gathered outside the Districts Department of Employment Services office in Northeast D.C. Monday hoping to be one of the lucky few to fill 34 job opening for the District's new streetcar system.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 05:06am EST

Tags: mike murillo, D.C. Streetcar

Testing ramps up this week on D.C. Streetcar (Video)

As the District of Columbia prepares for the beginning of streetcar service, busy work is going on over the next few weeks up and down the H Street-Benning Road NE corridor.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 04:00pm EST

Tags: h street, ari ashe, D.C. Streetcar

Weekend Wakeup: Metro track work and local parades

The weekend before Thanksgiving brings more Metro track work plus some local parades. But road work will begin to ease ahead of the holiday travel rush.

Saturday - 11/23/2013, 07:24am EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Metro, Thanksgiving parade, friendship heights, silver spring, Anacostia Freeway, air travel, Thanksgiving Day

WTOP Exclusive: D.C. streetcar service won't start in 2013

The much-anticipated launch of streetcar service in the District of Columbia has been delayed and won't begin until early 2014, WTOP has learned.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 06:56am EDT

Tags: h street, H Street corridor, ari ashe

Streetcar revisited for Arlington's Columbia Pike corridor

Arlington County will be getting a costly reexamination of the need for a streetcar, and it will be paying consultant HR&A Advisors nearly $100,000 to determine the need.

Sunday - 09/22/2013, 09:31am EDT

Tags: Arlington County, Columbia Pike corridor, veronica robinson, Peter Rousselot, Arlingtonians for Sensible Transit, Marsha Allgeier, Barbara Donnellan

Streetcar signal work to cause congestion on Benning Road NE

As construction crews wind down their work on the first streetcar network since the 1960s, motorists and residents near Benning Road NE in D.C. will deal with more gridlock in the months to come.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:15am EDT

Tags: ari ashe, h street, benning road, transit

Columbia Pike streetcar takes next step

The Columbia Pike streetcar has approval for its next planning steps from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 05:25am EDT

Tags: columbia pike, Pentagon City, Bailey, dick uliano