Photo: Thomas Cizauskas
An old idea is making a comeback in the DC area, and reshaping some of its neighborhoods along the way. The old streetcars of yesteryear came back late last year, with some ambitious plans to extend the project out even more in the future.
The current route starts off behind Union Station, down H Street to Benning Road, ending at Langston Golf Course. The final stop of the line sits near the RFK Stadium parking lot. The streetcars already set the stage for some future redevelopment plans, and more could be coming.
There’s an effort underway to extend the streetcars westward to downtown and Georgetown. Expected to be more reliable than the current H Street line, the proposed K Street line would likely also be faster and not…