Tag: subways

proposed underground streetcar system - 1912

Original Subway Planned for Downtown D.C. in 1912

Washington DC almost has a subway started in 1912, well before WMATA and Metro opened in 1976. Learn about what almost was built in the District.
November 25th, 1941 - Washington Post

D.C. Must Have Subway System Eventually

Doing a little more research on the subway debate in Washington, here is another interesting article we dug up in the Washington Post from...
downtown Washington at F St. in 1942

D.C. Subway is Predicted in 1941

Here is a fascinating article we dug up in the Washington Post from April 8th, 1941. At the time, only Boston, New York and...