Rhode Island Avenue–Brentwood station

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Rhode Island Avenue–Brentwood
WMATA Metro Logo.svg WMATA Red.svg rapid transit station
Rhode Island Ave-Brentwood Station.jpg
Location 919 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
Washington, DC
Coordinates 38°55′15″N 76°59′46″W / 38.920741°N 76.995984°W / 38.920741; -76.995984Coordinates: 38°55′15″N 76°59′46″W / 38.920741°N 76.995984°W / 38.920741; -76.995984
Owned by WMATA
Line(s) Red Line Red Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport Metrobus: 83, 86, B8, B9, D8, G8, G9, H8, H9, P6, S41, T14, T18
Structure type Elevated
Parking 221 spaces
Bicycle facilities 12 racks
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code B04
Opened March 27, 1976; 41 years ago (March 27, 1976)
Previous names Rhode Island Avenue (1976–2004)
Passengers (2016) 5,552 daily [1]Decrease 7.48%
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
toward Shady Grove
Red Line
toward Glenmont

Rhode Island Avenue (also known as Rhode Island Avenue–Brentwood) is a Washington Metro station in Washington, D.C. on the Red Line. The station is located in Northeast Washington, on an elevated platform crossing Rhode Island Avenue, with its entrance near 5th Street. Rhode Island Ave–Brentwood has the highest elevation of any station in the Metro system.


Rhode Island Avenue station in 1976

Service began on March 27, 1976 as one of the first stations in the system. From the time the station opened in 1976 until late 2004, the station was known simply as Rhode Island Avenue. At that time, the station was renamed Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood in recognition of the Brentwood neighborhood in which the station is located.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Westbound Red Line Red Line toward Shady Grove (NoMa–Gallaudet U)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Red Line Red Line toward Glenmont (Brookland–CUA)
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent
G Street Level Exit/ Entrance


  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). WMATA. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 

External links[edit]

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