DC Streetcar Unveils New Website

DC Streetcar Unveils New Website


Government of the District of Columbia
Department of Transportation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Media Contact:  Dara Ward, 202.671.2631, Dara.Ward@dc.gov

 

DC Streetcar Unveils New Website

Follow All Things DC Streetcar on the Redesigned DCStreetcar.com


(Washington, D.C.)  As road construction along the H Street/Benning Road corridor progresses, construction of a different type has been going on behind the scenes at dcstreetcar.com. The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has unveiled a redesigned website for the DC Streetcar program.


“We are excited about this new website as it represents a key advancement that’s aimed at improving how we go about informing and engaging the community as we move forward ,” said Terry Bellamy, DDOT Director. “Anyone visiting dcstreetcar.com will be able to keep up with all facets of the program.”


In addition to a new design, the site features:

·         Up to date information on:

o   Current Lines

o   Future Lines

o   Construction impacts

·         A robust search tool

·         An interactive event calendar

·         Images and video (including current renderings of the Car Barn Training Center)

·         Project libraries housing information from public meetings and study reports

·         Latest news items featuring DC Streetcar

 

“This is just phase one,” commented Monica Hernandez, DDOT Acting Communications Director. “When we are closer to launching passenger service, we will add service-related information and resources.”


Visit dcstreetcar.com to peruse the new site and for more information on the DC Streetcar program.

 

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