Congress Heights station
|Location||1290 Alabama Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C.|
|Owned by||Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Connections|| Metrobus: 92, D51, V7, W1, W2, W3, W4|
Congress Heights – Union Station
|Bicycle facilities||Capital Bikeshare, 10 racks and 12 lockers|
|Opened||January 13, 2001|
Congress Heights is an island-platformed Washington Metro station in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United States. The station was opened on January 13, 2001, and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Providing service for only the Green Line, the station is located at Alabama Avenue and 13th Street, lying under St. Elizabeths Hospital. Congress Heights is the last Green Line station in the District of Columbia going southeast.
Groundbreaking for the final segment of the Green Line occurred on September 23, 1995, and the station opened on January 13, 2001. Its opening coincided with the completion of approximately 6.5 miles (10.5 km) of rail southeast of the Anacostia station and the opening of the Branch Avenue, Naylor Road, Southern Avenue, and Suitland stations.
Congress Heights is the closest metro station to the Entertainment and Sports Arena, home to the Washington Mystics of the WNBA and the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League.
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Congress Heights is the southernmost underground station on the Green Line and features an island platform with escalator entrances on either side of Alabama Avenue. A park and ride and bus bays are located adjacent to the northern entrance.
|G||Street level||Exit/entrance, buses, parking|
|M||Mezzanine||Fare gates, ticket machines, station agent|
|Southbound||← toward Branch Avenue (Southern Avenue)|
|Northbound||toward Greenbelt (Anacostia) →|
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Source: "Congress Heights station", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, February 16th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congress_Heights_station.
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- ^ "Rail Ridership Data Viewer". WMATA. Retrieved February 15, 2023.
- ^ Fehr, Stephen C. (September 23, 1995), "After 25 years of building, Metro nears finish line", The Washington Post, p. B1
- ^ a b Layton, Lyndsey (January 14, 2001), "All Metro doors now open; Five new Green Line stations complete 32-year project, but expansions continue", The Washington Post, p. A1
- The Schumin Web Transit Center: Congress Heights Station
- Alabama Avenue entrance from Google Maps Street View
Coordinates: 38°50′43.4″N 76°59′16″W / 38.845389°N 76.98778°W
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