The station, which serves the northwest edge of downtown Washington, lies under Dupont Circle and has two entrances: the north entrance, on Q Street Northwest between Connecticut Avenue and 20th Street, NW, and the south entrance, on 19th Street Northwest between Dupont Circle and Sunderland Place. The station's escalators are 188 feet long.
The station was constructed underneath a former streetcar tunnel and another tunnel that carries Connecticut Avenue traffic. Service began on January 17, 1977. It is the fifth-busiest station in the Metrorail system, averaging 23,400 passengers per weekday as of May 2006.
Notable places nearby Edit
- Brookings Institution
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Emerson Preparatory School
- Embassy Row
- The Eurasia Center
- Kramerbooks & Afterwords
- Peterson Institute
- The Phillips Collection
Bus routes Edit
- D1, D3, D6
- N2, N4, N6
- ↑ Karush, Sarah. 'Friday the 13th' blackout hits nation's capital. Associated Press. Baltimore Sun. 2008-06-13. Retrieved 2008-06-13.
- ↑ Request for Expressions of Interest for Operation of Retail Services in Metrorail Stations. WMATA (2007-02-16).
- WMATA: Dupont Circle Station
- StationMasters Online: Dupont Circle Station
- The Schumin Web Transit Center: Dupont Circle Station