Wednesday, March 16, 2016

DC Streetcar grand opening

Pictures and video from the launch of DC Streetcar -- the first time in 54 years that streetcars are operating in the nation's capital. The new line runs from Union Station, through the H Street NE corridor, down Benning Road to its final destination at Oklahoma Avenue. There are plans to extend the streetcar line east to the Benning Road Metro station and west to Georgetown via K Street NW.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

New D.C. United stadium will be LEED Gold

Great news soccer fans in the nation's capital! The new D.C. United stadium that will be built at Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington will be LEED Gold certified, the highest sustainability standard from the U.S. Green Building Council. More details on how the new stadium will be one of the most environmentally friendly stadiums in the country from the application for review and approval of a consolidated planned unit development:

Sunday, January 24, 2016

L.A. Union Station improvements

On a recent train ride from San Diego to Los Angeles I was very impressed by the improvements being made to Union Station. There are new signs and video boards strategically placed around the station to make it easier for passengers to find their gates and transfer from Amtrak or Metrolink to the L.A. Metro rail and bus system.