Building The Washington Metro

Metro mapGeorge Mason University has a very cool site entitled Building the Washington Metro that “tells the story of the Washington Metro, a 103-mile rapid transit system serving Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas of Maryland and Virginia.” The site is very thorough and well-laid out, with sections devoted to the planning, construction, engineering, architecture, and operation of the Metro. As a Baltimore/Washington native, I’ve been on the Metro many times, and it’s pretty nice compared to some of the other similar systems I’ve been on. It was cool to see some of the different design issues facing its development, though…

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