H/Benning

Construction Starts at Car Barn Training Center Site

Phase One of Two Begins This Week   7/16/2013 (Washington, D.C.)  — The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will start work at the new Car Barn Training Center (CBTC) site, located at the corner of 26th Street and Benning Road, NE, this week. The old library kiosk will be demolished as the first piece visible […]

DC Streetcars in the News!!

We received LOTS of great news coverage on Mayor Gray’s press conference from our Testing and Commissioning Site in Anacostia on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. We marked the arrival of our current streetcar fleet, coming out of storage in Greenbelt. Check out our TV clips below! A live interview with DC Streetcar Spokesperson Dara Ward […]

Mayor Gray Submits Fiscal Year 2014 Budget to Council

Budget Expands Investments in Quality of Life for All District Residents, Affordable Housing, Education, Public Safety, District’s Public-Sector Workers   3/28/2013 CONTACT: Doxie McCoy 202.727.9691; [email protected] Rob Marus 202.727.6853; [email protected]   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Mayor Vincent C. Gray today released his Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget and Financial Plan. The $9.6 billion budget leverages the […]

REMINDER: DC Streetcar Construction Update Meeting for H Street/Benning Road Line

  2/25/2013 (Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is hosting a meeting on February 26 to provide an update on the final roadway construction currently underway along the H Street/Benning Road streetcar corridor. An overview presentation will go over the construction schedule through Fall 2013, when streetcar vehicles will be delivered to […]

DC Streetcar Construction Update Meeting for H Street/Benning Road Line

  2/12/2013 (Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is hosting a meeting on February 26 to provide an update on the final roadway construction currently underway along the H Street/Benning Road streetcar corridor. An overview presentation will go over the construction schedule through Fall 2013, when streetcar vehicles will be delivered to […]

DC Streetcar Construction Continues Along H Street/Benning Road

Impacts Minimal for Next Two Months   1/23/2013 (Washington, DC) – Construction work along the H Street/Benning Road to ready the corridor for DC Streetcar continues. During the months of January and February, work will include surveying activities, track bonding and utility relocations. Impacts Surveying activities: Occasional sidewalk and lane closures to provide access to […]