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Mayor Vincent C. Gray Welcomes DC Streetcar New Hires

All Seven New Employees for Revived Streetcar Program Are District Residents   7/2/2013 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Mayor Vincent C. Gray stopped by the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) Anacostia Testing and Commission Site today to meet DC Streetcar’s newest hires. All seven employees on the team are District residents hailing from Wards 4, 5, 6, […]

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 […]

DC Streetcar Vehicle Testing

Here is a video of our existing streetcars operating on their own power. The three vehicles have battery backup power for emergencies. Technicians from the manufacturer, Inekon, tested and assessed the condition of the streetcars for two weeks in April 2012 – getting them ready for service in 2013.