Districts Anacostia Streetcar Project Hitting Delays

anacostia-streetcar-fundingThe Post reported yesterday that the streetcar project is running behind schedule, pushing plans to run a red-and-gray trolley in Anacostia from late this year to sometime in 2012. The project is among several streetcar and light-rail systems planned for the Washington region.

I’m particularly keen to see this project get underway, as future expansion includes H Street and Georgia Ave. — all areas that would greatly benefit from this service.

The recent delays seem to be due to route changes and the permitting process. Neither are enough to threaten the streetcar’s eventual completion.

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2 Responses to “Districts Anacostia Streetcar Project Hitting Delays”

  1. WASA needs to get with the program. How can a friggin public utility company delay an important project like this? They should be at the city’s beck and call.

  2. Don’t get me started on utilities …

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