Mayor Vincent C. Gray and DDOT to Provide Comprehensive Update on H Street – Benning Road Streetcar Line


Media Contacts
John Lisle, (202) 671-2004

(Washington, DC) Mayor Vincent C. Gray and representatives from the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) DC Streetcar Team will be providing a comprehensive update on the H Street/Benning Road streetcar line at a public meeting on Tuesday, December 6.

At this meeting DDOT will be presenting and seeking public input on the route alternatives that are being considered to create an interim connection to Union Station and the various architectural elements that are under consideration for the operations base and maintenance facility that is planned for 26th Street and Benning Road, NE. DDOT will also share details about the upcoming pole and overhead wire installation activities that will be taking place along the line.

What: H Street/Benning Road Update Meeting

When: Tuesday, December 6, 2011
7 pm – 8:30 pm

Where: The Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street, NE

Metro: Red Line (Union Station)
Bus Lines: X2, X8, X9 (X9 service ends at 6:30 pm)

For more information about this meeting please contact the DC Streetcar Team at 1-855-413-2954 or The materials presented at this meeting will also be made available online at

DDOT is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, or gender, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or on the basis of disability as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact the DC Streetcar Team at 1-855-413-2954 or in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.