public transportation in washington dc

How to Use the Metro: A Visitor’s Guide


Updated August 8, 2014 to include the Silver Line.  

DC welcomes millions of visitors annually – many of whom take the metro to get around the city and take in the sights.

Below are our top 10 tips you should know before riding metro (besides, of course, a map of the system)!


How to Get Around DC Without Your Own Car


Few things unite DC residents more than complaining about transportation options in the city.  Whether it’s a metro delay, backups on the Beltway, or an official motorcade, it seems there’s always an obstacle to getting to your destination in a timely, calm fashion.   Click more to see our top 5 options for getting around the city in a less stressful manner. (more…)