Metro Center is Washington DC’s rapid transit central hub station. Located in downtown DC, this is the state’s second busiest Metrorail station, after Union Station. It has entrances on G Street at 11th, 12th, and 13th Streets, and at the corner of 12th and F Streets. Metro Center is on the Blue, Orange, and Red Lines. There is a new silver line that is scheduled to start operations in 2013, which will also pass through the Metro Center.
The Washington Metro provides transportation to almost all of the businesses, government offices, and major attractions in Washington, DC. The rail system also serves Maryland and Virginia. From the Metro Center Station you can easily walk to the National Mall where the Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and many other historical monuments and museums are located. The DC convention center is also nearby. There are many options for office space near the Metro Center.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Entertainment near the Metro Center includes the Newseum. This is a museum dedicated to the news. Another choice is the International Spy Museum where you can contemplate espionage artifacts from around the world. Café Mozart is a German Restaurant that is worth hunting down. It serves beer, German potato salad, a sausage sampler platter, and red cabbage.
The nearest major airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. This airport operates international and domestic flights and is 4 miles from the center of Washington, DC. Another major airport is Washington Dulles International Airport, which runs international and domestic flights from Dulles, Virginia and is 26 miles from Washington, DC. As part of the Washington Metro rail network, Metro Center is accessible via the Blue, Orange and Red lines which connect to various downtown stations including L’Enfant Plaza, Union Station and Dupont Circle. This station is also served by Metrobus and the MTA Maryland Commuter Bus.