Transportation in Washington DC

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Transportation in Washington DC

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  • Lottelli
    Wirral, UK2,336 contributions
    The union station inside is amazing. Certainly an impressive train station. There’s a taxi rank outside. A lot of tents for homeless people outside which is sad for them. We also went to see some of the trains just to see how they were different to the UK!
    Written 7 April 2022
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  • LongIslandTraveler92
    East Northport, NY101 contributions
    Super convenient!! We arrived in Union Station on Amtrak and had planned to Uber to our hotel near the convention center but I found this via Google Maps. Great discovery. Runs every ten minutes. Currently FREE (only $1 outside COVID times). We rode on the Union Station - Georgetown line. Bus was clean and not too crowded. Also rode bus back from Georgetown U. Experience was significantly less pleasant that time around. Was very crowded including a lot of folks who appeared homeless. Bus ran on time and provided good service nonetheless. Mask required (and recommended!!).
    Written 29 August 2021
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  • Chris D
    Athens, GA45 contributions
    The Metro is one of the best ways to get around the city. The average trip is $2-$3 and can get you to within walking distance for most places. The stations and cars are generally well maintained and clean. Of course there are always exceptions to this.

    There is a lot of construction going on at various stations and points on the various lines, so plan accordingly. There is a section on the website that shows real time when trains are arriving or due to arrive/depart. Also, we had no issues with the smart trip app on our iPhones. This made things very simple and easy. There is no need to keep track of how much is left on the card, etc as the app takes care of all of that. Also, if you misjudged the amount needed, you can add money to the account instantly and be good to go.

    The major downside for many is that the silver line expansion to Dulles Airport is still under construction. A major inconvenience for those going to or from the airport or the air & space museum.
    Written 2 May 2022
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  • Prawet J
    Washington DC, DC13,366 contributions
    This street car line is the first street car to open after the original line was closed in 1962. Although it is a very short distance (, this is a beginning of bringing street car back to the city to serve as one of the transportation system in Washington D.C. It is a nice attraction for tourist and a nice way to transport people to various spots in the H Street Corridor and to connect with existing services and neighborhoods. Currently it is free for the District residents and visitors. Come to enjoy good food and good bars in H Street area via Metro and connecting to the Streetcar D.C.
    Written 26 April 2018
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  • Isaac
    Bratislava, Slovakia13 contributions
    Took a round tip from The Wharf to Georgetown. The ride is a great way to view some of capital’s monuments as well as some adjacent cities. It’s also a nice way to relax after visiting some museums in DC.
    Written 12 October 2019
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  • David J
    1 contribution
    Pedro was extremely friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. A private tour was great value for us as a family and a great way to see Washington. The flexibility around timings made all the difference. 👍🏻
    Written 3 August 2022
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  • JudyRue
    10 contributions
    We took a pedicab from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol. At first I felt awkward having someone else haul my rear around, but relaxed as the driver made conversation about Washington.
    One got a sense of how big the National Mall is.
    Written 13 April 2021
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  • Jen
    2 contributions
    I love DCAcar service. They are hands down the best in the area!!!! Always professional and on time or early. The service is truly unmatched. They are easy to book and just so fantastic. Please do yourself a favor and call or book online for your next car service. Love them!
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • Cynthia B
    1 contribution
    Arrived on time, clean and extremely nice!Our trip2 Linganorewine Festival, May 29,2022! Thx Patrick
    Written 30 May 2022
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  • Tracy S
    1 contribution
    I brought a group of students to DC and needed transportation to and from Mt. Vernon. Fisseha was a great driver, was flexible with time, was very affordable, and even made an extra stop so my students could visit a tourist attraction. It was his idea!!
    Written 14 March 2022
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  • Atisha B
    1 contribution
    I went into DC last minute on a business trip. I called Senate and a few others as I was entering my departing gate. Senate answered immediately and answered all of my questions. They provided excellent customer service and was able to accommodate me perfectly!! I actually flew into the Baltimore airport which was 50 minutes away from my destination. I had a small hiccup at the airport but Senate was so responsive and professional. As a woman traveling alone, I was so impressed with the measures they took to make sure I was safe that I immediately arranged my transfer back to the airport with Senate. The vehicles were clean and recent, the drivers were very pleasant without being too personal and the cost was fantastic. I will definitely use them again when I’m in the area.
    Written 10 December 2019
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  • Fabian sally
    1 contribution
    The tour guide was very informative, He knew the history, and had a little humor. Educated us on do’s and don’t in the city. Gave ideas where to go and showed pride in this city.
    Written 26 March 2022
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  • Reddz G.
    3 contributions
    I attended a Lit Torch Experience on the Potomac this past weekend with S&S Charters and a boat load of friends. Captain Shane was great and accommodating to our needs/wants. Captain Shane was asked to play a certain genre of music for us and he did not disappoint the entire ride. Watching the sunset on a Friday evening was EVERYTHING you could ask to end the week with. The warm weather topped off a beautiful evening on the water. I will definitely be back this summer.
    Written 28 June 2022
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  • TR
    Cleveland, TN1 contribution
    Our family took the night tour and even with some rain it was great. Regis isn't just a tour guide, he's part historian, part philosopher and part architect. He has a passion for American history and political thought that is evident as he explains the history of and reasons for the buildings and memorials.
    Written 23 June 2022
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