Georgetown residents lobbying for a Wisconsin Avenue streetcar line

The District Department of Transportation is undertaking a massive effort to install 37 miles of streetcar tracks in D.C. That includes uncertain plans to run a streetcar line up Wisconsin Avenue, connected to the line that will run down K Street and Benning Road to the H Street NE corridor, shown in red on the […]

ANC Wrapup: Stalled University construction, Philly Pizza, and a crime wave

What a wild night at the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, with neighbors turning out for proposals about developing Georgetown’s post office (above) into apartments and shoring up the foundations on O and P Streets. First, though, University business. Science Building Construction: About two years ago, the Office of Zoning granted Georgetown the right to build the […]

Local leaders pushing for new Georgetown-Rosslyn Circulator route

Bye bye blue bus? It’s been a banner month for the Circulator: after the Wisconsin Avenue portion of the Georgetown-Union Station loop was saved from elimination in in the 11th hour by Mayor Adrian Fenty, plans are in the works to create a new line connecting Georgetown with Rosslyn. According to the Washington Examiner, local […]

Wisconsin Avenue portion of Circulator route may be cut

In our interview with Jennifer Altemus, president of the Citizens’ Association of Georgetown, you may have noticed that she mentioned the possible cut of the Circulator route up Wisconsin Avenue. The Circulator buses (which aren’t nearly as ugly as the Metrobuses) run relatively reliably every ten minutes, providing one of the few good public transportation […]

Circulator to Rosslyn may replace Georgetown Blue Bus

Next fall, you may be hopping the Circulator for $1 to escape the Georgetown bubble via Rosslyn, as opposed to one of the Blue Buses that currently rumble down the streets of Georgetown. Why? Well, WTOP reports in vague terms that it has something to do with increased efficiency (Works for me). The Circulator, which […]