Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The history of streetcars as told by local historian John DeFerrari

Metro Connection's Rebecca Sheir describes John DeFerrari's new book Capital Streetcars: Early Mass Transit in Washington, D.C. as a "joyride" through the century 1862 to 1962.

Learn more about the history of this early form of public transit in the September 11 edition of Metro Connection on WAMU or hear DeFerrari in person at an upcoming book talk:

  • Saturday, September 26, 1:00 pm, Georgetown Neighborhood Library Peabody Room (3rd floor)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 6:30 pm, Busboys and Poets Brookland (in partnership with Politics & Prose)
  • Sunday, October 11, 5:00 pm, Upshur Street Books
  • Saturday, October 17, Noon, National Capital Trolley Museum

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