Browse Exhibits (5 total)
Profile of the mostly unbuilt Inner Loop and Interstate Highways that would have run through Washington.
Look at the bridges of Washington, D.C. where they cross the Potomac, Anacostia, and Rock Creek.
Before Metro, there could have been streetcar subways. With the DMV population rapidly expanding during WWII, planners looked at freeing up real estate on the roads by moving the streetcars underground.
Union Station was redeveloped in 1988 to save the building and reinforce its place among the greatest transportation gateways of America.