Washington DC Transit (1888-today)

In: History Maps

13 Aug 2013

I came across this interesting map of 1888 horsedrawn streetcars in Washington DC:

File:1888 WDC Streetcar Map.JPG

Not entirely difference from the location accurate version of the modern subway map:

image

Of course, a more accurate comparison is probably to a modern bus map. but they are so busy:

image

DC is scheduled to re-introduce streetcars in 2013/14, starting with a small run along H Street SE.

1 Response to Washington DC Transit (1888-today)

Avatar

Brian

August 13th, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Small correction: the streetcars will run along H Street NE, the Atlas District.

Comment Form

What is Chart Porn?

An addictive collection of beautiful charts, graphs, maps, and interactive data visualization toys -- on topics from around the world.

  • 86Sherryl: I have noticed you don't monetize your website, don't waste your traffic, you can earn additional c [...]
  • blue coast residence: Queremos dejar una huella positiva en el país. Nuestros valores fundamentales nos motivan a confiar [...]
  • خرید اینترنتی: thank yoou very god web site [...]
  • Dubai desert safari tour: Thank you for sharing this infographic that notify us about how mobile generation has totally change [...]
  • infocostaricaco@gmail.com: "Te ofrecemos los mejores tours en Costa Rica, disfruta de tours de un día y las mejores excursione [...]