The Most Fun Way (I Think) To Travel
I love the Metro. It's fun to watch people (not for too long, though) and to speed through tunnels. It's more expensive than the bus, but way cheaper than a cab. It's kinda dirty too, but that's public transportation for you. If you don't have a car, just grab some friends, have someone drop you off at one of the many Metro stations around town, and y'all can go just about anywhere in the DC area.
The Metro buses and train are...
The Metro buses and train are wonderful!! Iwould highly recommend therse modes of transport, Because the Beltway and S.S. rush hours can be truly treacherous!!!!!
By bus, during rush hour. before and after, auto is fine.