The Washington Metro is a rapid transit system that serves the Washington, D.C. area in the United States. It has the second busiest rapid transit system in the United States. The New York City Subway is the busiest.
Lines[change | change source]
There are six lines in this system:
- Red Line, Opened 1976
- Blue Line, Opened 1977
- Orange Line, Opened 1978
- Yellow Line, Opened 1983
- Green Line, Opened 1991
- Silver Line, Opened 2014
History[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Christie Dawson (4 December 2008). "Heavy Rail Transit Ridership Report, Third Quarter 2008" (PDF). American Public Transportation Association. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
- Douglas Feaver (25 October 1999). "Politics Couldn't Derail Metro, D.C.'s Engine of Change". The Washington Post. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
- "Washington, D.C. Metro System Fast Facts". Cable News Network (CNN). 27 July 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
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