DC Streetcar: CBTC Update

DDOT shows progress at the Car Barn yard, where a temporary tent is storing vehicles during construction of the permanent CBTC.

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DC Streetcar: Bike Safety

DDOT shares bike safety tips around streetcar tracks and introduces the G and I Street NE contraflow bike lanes.

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DC Streetcar: Midline Substation

Our midline substation is hiding in plain sight. DDOT’s Thomas Perry explains.

DC Streetcar: Streetcar Signalization / Intersection Safety

DDOT explains how streetcar signalization works at certain intersections, emphasizing the need for pedestrian awareness.

DC Streetcar: Derailment Simulation

This summer DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) personnel have been getting familiar with DC Streetcar through a series of classroom and hands on training. These are the first responders who will manage any incidents that may occur on the system. In this video Deputy Associate Director Ralph Burns describes the simulated derailment on the test tracks at the Testing & Commissioning Site.