The image above depicts the website, Greater Greater Washington, and a animated show of D.C.’s Metro evolution in the last 38 years. The image above represents the D.C. metro system after adding the green line, which provides a visual representation of incorporating neighborhoods like the Shaw. After May 11, 1991: First Green Line stations open—U StreetCardozo, Shaw-Howard Univ and Mt Vernon Sq-UDC— in 1.66 mile segment north of Gallery Pl-Chinatown. The metro-station was put into place in 1991 and ever since has served working class commuters. The Shaw’s metro-station unique in to neighboring metro stops, the Shaw’s metro stop demonstrated very little up keep. The metro-station was put into place in 1991 and ever since has served working class commuters. In comparison to neighboring stops Shaw has only one exit and entrance. In addition the corridor is covered in tarps, thinly compressed wooden walls, and an escalator that serves as a two way.