Welcome Aboard DC Streetcar. Riding DC Streetcar is easy and convenient. Fare is free for a limited time. There are a number of tools to help you navigate your trip.
After more than 50 years, DC Streetcar is back to provide District residents and visitors another transportation option designed to connect our District neighborhoods. Checkout our FAQs for quick answers and stay informed with Resources such as videos, studies and future plans.
The existing H/Benning Line is just the first segment of the DC Streetcar system. Mayor Muriel Bowser has committed to expanding the H/Benning line east (Benning Extension) and west (Union Station to Georgetown). These pages contain planning and public involvement information for both those lines, including other lines that have been studied.
Safety is DC Streetcar’s number one priority. Whether you are driving, walking or cycling, DDOT wants to ensure that your interaction with DC Streetcar is a safe and positive experience.
DDOT’s number one priority is to keep DC Streetcar safe for everyone. Whether you are driving, walking or cycling, we want to ensure that your interaction with DC Streetcar is a safe and positive experience.
Lesson plans designed for grades K-12, assist teachers, youth group leaders and parents teach students how to make safe decisions when interacting with DC Streetcar. View the educator toolkit.
It has been 50 years since streetcars ran on DC’s streets. This safety video introduces the system to users and offers tips and reminders on staying safe.
Our operators offer tips on sharing the road as a motorist.
DDOT discusses safe cycling in the streetcar corridor.
DDOT explains the importance of following pedestrian signals, especially at intersections where streetcars follow their own signals.