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Couple thoughts...

http://philatransport.blogspot.com/2009/10/dc-streetcar-system.html

- I didn't spot any intentions to keep the 2 alignments into Woodley Park continuing westward toward the National Cathedral & AU. I'd wager those could be some attractive destinations.

- The southern terminus of the Anacostia Streetcar sets up a bit awkwardly for a transition into Maryland, with a potentially expensive redundant piece if the line is anticipated to lead into the interchange of the Beltway with I-295 and National Harbor.

- The alignments' termini in Southeast, approaching Bellevue, also seems like a good share of its potential ridership shed is cut off by the presence of I-295. I'm not too familiar with the area, but I'd think shifting it eastward might capture some more generators within its range.

by Bossi on Oct 27, 2009 12:13 am • linkreport

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