Today, the DC government announced that the long awaited DC Streetcar, which will operate a 2.4 mile route along H Street and Benning Road in Northeast, DC, will open on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Initially, streetcars will operate Monday-Saturday at approximately 15 minute intervals with no fares being collected. This is a long overdue project. If you are wondering why it has taken so long for the streetcar to be completed and want something to read while you wait out the final days until the streetcar opens, I highly recommend reading this Washington Post article from last December. As always, as soon as I have photos of the streetcar, you’ll see them here on Oren’s Transit Page!