DC Subway System
The DC subway system (Metro) presents two options:
METRO and VRE.
Option one, the DC Metro has a stop within strenuous walking distance of Fort
McNair: the Green Line stop at Waterfront-SEU. The station exit is in front
of a Safeway store on the north side of M Street. Cross M Street and walk
down 4th Street. After several blocks, the road curves to the left and becomes
P Street. The first right turn takes you to the Fort McNair gate.
Option two, the
and the Virginia
Railway Express (VRE)
have a stop at L'Enfant Plaza. Upon arrival at the
L'Enfant Plaza stop, deboard and proceed to the HUD Building located at “D”
& 7th Street to board the USCG
. You must present a government ID to board the Shuttle.
Take the USCG Shuttle to the Coast Guard Headquarters Building (CGHQ), and
walk eastward toward the NDU, Ft. McNair Gate (you must have a Proximity Card
for entrance), or to the front Fort McNair “P” Street gate (without