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2015

 

JULY

July 28, 2015: My Fox DC: DDOT: Mile markers to be placed on Metropolitan Branch Trail 'within one month' 

July 27, 2015: Washington Area Bicyclist Association: MILE MARKERS COMING TO THE METROPOLITAN BRANCH TRAIL

July 27, 2015: Greater Greater Washington:  Vision Zero

July 23, 2015: Washington City Paper: At Starburst Plaza, a Community Tries to Combat Synthetic Drug Use

July 23, 2015: WMAL: Capital Bikeshare Stations Coming to GW Parkway

July 22, 2015: Patch: Coming to GW Parkway: Capital Bikeshare

July 22, 2015: The Washington Post: DDOT to hold public workshopson Vision Zero initiative

July 22, 2015: Borderstan: DDOT to Host Informational Meeting About 15th Street Safety Improvements Tonight

July 22, 2015:  NBC 4:  Capital Bikeshare Adding More Stations Along George Washington Memorial Parkway

July 22, 2015: DBVNews: DDOT workshops for Vision Zero safety initiative

July 21, 2015: The Nation's Health: Transportation officials tout public health benefits of streetcars in D.C.

July 21, 2015:  Hill Now: Maryland Avenue NE to Get Another Traffic Light

July 21, 2015: City Biz List: MMg Obtains BZA Variance for Mixed Use Building in Petworth

July 21, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Twelve out of 33 DC Streetcar fixes are complete

July 21, 2015: Popville: Gazebo Gone from Latney Funeral Home in Petworth – Rendering of What’s to Come

July 21, 2015: Petworth News: "A 2-year process for DDOT"

July 21, 2015: Newsroom: More Capital Bikeshare Coming to GW Parkway

July 21, 2015: The Wash Cycle: DDOT hosting Vision Zero events city wide

July 21, 2015: Petworth News Blog: "A 2-year process for DDOT"

July 21, 2015: WAMU 88.5: H Street Residents Greet Streetcar News With Skepticism, Hope

July 20, 2015: Petworth News: Is DDOT using incomplete data for traffic safety analysis?

July 20, 2015: WAMU 88.5: Meet D.C.'s New Streetcar Launch Manager

July 20, 2015: Popville: A Sign of Streetcar Actually Operating on H Street, NE in the not far Distant Future?

July 20, 2015: Pulse Issues & Advocacy: A streetcar named incompetence

July 20, 2015: The Washington Post: Is DDOT using incomplete information for traffic safety analysis?

July 17, 2015:  WAMU 88.5: What's Down The Road For Biking In D.C.?

July 16, 2015: Washington City Paper: D.C. Kicks Off Vision Zero Initiative to Stop Traffic Deaths

July 16, 2015: Washington Area Bicyclist Association: GO TO A VISION ZERO POP-UP EVENT

July 15, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Two downtown parking spots just became a new public park

July 15, 2015: The Hill Is Home: TELL DC HOW TO MAKE WARD 6 STREETS SAFE

July 15, 2015: Roll Call: Capitol Bike Accident Reveals Cyclists’ Challenges in D.C.

July 15, 2015: The Washington Post: Arlington County Board races to finish major plans before summer vacation

July 15, 2015: The Daily Caller: DC Streetcar Hasn’t Carried A Single Passenger, But It’s Collected $100,000 In Parking Fines

July 14, 2015: Washington Life Magazine: Around Town: Play in the Park(let)

July 14, 2015: The Connection: Arlington: County Board To Vote on Retail Plan

July 14, 2015: DCIST: D.C. Has Issued More Than $100,000 In Fines For Blocking The Streetcar

July 14, 2015: BISNOW: DC DEVELOPERS CONTINUE ZERO-PARKING TREND  

July 13, 2015: Mobility Lab: Transit Data Gets More Intriguing As the Way It’s Presented Improves

July 13, 2015: Curbed: See 5 Developments Approved During the Zero-Parking Trend

JUNE

June 16, 2015: WTOP:  D.C. to audit traffic system security vulnerabilities

APRIL

April 30, WTOPParking tickets near Nationals Park overturned upon further review

April 24, 2015: WAMU 88.5: In D.C., You Can Now Plant A Tree With Little More Than A Click

April 23, 2015: Washington Post: D.C. to retime hundreds of traffic signals

April 7, 2015: CBS Local: DDOT to Resume Parking Meter Enforcement Near Nats Park on Sundays, Holidays

April 7, 2015: WTOPDrivers must pay to park for all Nationals home games — even on holidays

MARCH

March 25, 2015: WUSATV9$2M Potholepalooza campaign begins in DC

March 17, 2015, WJLA: DDOT makes changes to increase bicyclist, pedestrian safety

March 12, 2015Washington PostOvernight truck deliveries coming to D.C.

March 12, 2015: WTOPNewsThe challenge of filling the area’s worst potholes

March 9, 2015: Washington PostNew push to reduce traffic deaths in District is part of national effort

FEBRUARY

February 25, 2015: NBC 4: The Hole Story: Mapping How Long It Takes to Fix DC Potholes

February 21, 2015: CBS DC: D.C. Faring Better Than Most States in Federal Highway Funding

February 16, 2015: NBC4: News4 Takes a Tour of the Key Bridge

February 6, 2015: Washington Full Circle: Getting Around DC

February 2, 2015: NBC4: Capital Bikeshare Prepares for System Disruption

JANUARY

January 28, 2015: WJLA 7: Winter weather causing pothole problems for D.C. motorists

January 28, 2015: NBC4 Washington: History Unearthed: Boundary Stones of D.C. 

January 24, 2015: The Washington Post: Proposals aim to ease I-66 commute, add bike lanes in D.C.

January 23, 2015: The Washington City Paper: The Answers Issue

January 16, 2015: The Washington Post: D.C. streetcar misses another deadline. Long-delayed project won’t open next week

January 13, 2015: The Washington PostMetro rider who helped dying passenger: ‘I told her she was going to be okay.’

January 8, 2015: StatescoopHow smartphones improved real-time bus tracking in D.C

January 8, 2015: WUSATV9: Beware falling icicles while driving

January 7, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Experts are optimistic about Leif Dormsjo

 

2014

DECEMBER

December 27, 2014: Washington PostTop 10 traffic, transit stories of 2014 in the D.C. region

December 19, 2014: District Source: DC Adds 9 Miles of Bike Lanes in 2014 

December 18, 2014: WTOPRevamped Southeast Freeway will open in weeks

December 17, 2014: Washington Post: D.C. plans experiment for downtown parking

December 15, 2014: In the Capital: These 13 Maps Will Change How You Look at Washington, DC

December 12, 2014: Washington PostSigns of the times: RideDC and Transit Screen’s SmartWalk

December 8, 2014: NBC4Penn Quarter-Chinatown to Test District's New Parking Plan

NOVEMBER

November 25, 2014: Washington Business Journal: In D.C., buses will get priority with technology that holds lights at green

November 20, 2014: Planetizen: A Planning Career to Help People Share—Bikes, of Course

November 19, 2014: Washington City PaperParking Prices in D.C. Could Soon Be Based on Supply and Demand

November 19, 2014: DCist: DDOT director Brown stands up to opposition to mini-circles

November 19, 2014: DCistD.C. To Test Demand-Based Parking Prices In Penn Quarter

November 18, 2014: WUSATV93rd St. Tunnel closes, Massachusetts Ave & H St traffic shifts for project

November 18, 2014: Tech Cocktail DC: D.C. Using Data to Envision Bike Lanes of the Future

November 13, 2014: Washington Business Journal: D.C. regulators approve first phase of Pepco's billion-dollar underground power line project

November 13, 2014: CBS Local: Pepco, DDOT Approved to Begin Moving Power Lines Underground Across D.C.

November 13, 2014: The Washington Post: Billion-dollar power line burial plan wins approval from D.C. utility commission

November 11, 2014: In the Capital: Map Fix: How to Track DC Roadwork and Other Commute-Ruining Projects

November 7, 2014: WJLA Channel 7: D.C. kicks off pedestrian safety efforts with Street Smart campaign

OCTOBER

October 29, 2014: WTOPParking agencies get tickets in D.C. too

October 27, 2014: In the Capital: Capital Bikeshare's Contractor Has Reportedly Been Sold to REQX Ventures

October 26, 2014: UrbanfulVisions of DC’s “other river” throughout history

October 25, 2014: Washington Post: D.C. commits to projects to advance the city’s long-range transportation plan

October 23, 2014: WJLA: DDOT to construct new 16th Street NW Bridge over Military Road

October 22, 2014: WUSATV9: Military Rd. closures begin in 16th Street Bridge project

October 22, 2014: WAMU88: Delays Are Coming: DDOT Outlines Plans For 16th Street Bridge Replacement

October 14, 2014: WTOPConfusing parking signs net thousands of tickets against drivers

October 7, 2014: Next City: Goodbye Parking Lots, Hello D.C.‘s Fastest-Growing Neighborhood

October 3, 2014: AASHTO JournalDC's Streetcars Moving in Test Mode Ahead of Passenger Service Start

October 1, 2014: Washington PostBike commuting keeps growing in D.C.

SEPTEMBER

September 29, 2014: WUSA TV 9: DC Streetcar begin simulated service

September 26, 2014: Progressive Railroading: Long Bridge replacement key to future growth, VRE says

September 24, 2014: Washington Post: Express lanes, streetcars, escalators: Fall a season for transportation work

September 15, 2014: Washington Post: When buying new wasn’t an option, Capital Bikeshare got used bikes

September 9, 2014: Washington Post: D.C. streetcar moves closer to passenger service

September 3, 2014: DCistProposed Regulations Would Limit Cycling On Roads With Streetcar Tracks

AUGUST

August 28, 2014: Washington Post's Express: D.C.’s historic boundary stones are being preserved

August 28, 2014: WUSATV9Making DC neighborhoods safer for pedestrians

August 18, 2014: WUSATV9: 16th Street bridge replacement

August 15, 2014: Washington Business Journals: Safe passage: New rules demand clear path for cyclists, pedestrians in construction zones

August 11, 2014: The Washington Post: DDOT lays out ‘action plan’ for 16th Street NW; no bus lane for now

August 11, 2014: GeorgetownerLove Locks Getting Clipped Off Key Bridge, DDOT Says

August 10, 2014: The Washington Post: A spin with the D.C. bicycle crowd leads to a tad more sympathy

August 5, 2014: PostTV: D.C. begins practice streetcar operations

August 5, 2014: PostTV: Red light; green light: How traffic signals work

August 5, 2014: MetroD.C. Streetcar begins training operators in traffic

JULY

July 29, 2014: Roll CallStreetcars Keep Winning Scramble for Federal Mass Transit Project Funding

July 28, 2014: WNEW‘Stroll and Roll’ Pedicab Rides Promote D.C. Streetcar Line

July 28, 2014: WashingtonianTree Whisperers: Meet the DC Employees Who Watch Over Our Trees

July 25, 2014: The Washington PostPressure builds over proposed reconstruction of CSX tunnel project in Southeast D.C.

July 23, 2014: WUSATV9Streetcar testing to begin today in DC

July 23, 2014; DCistDDOT To White House: D.C.'s Roads Aren't That Bad

July 23, 2014; ExpressA Crash Course in D.C. Driving

July 23, 2014: The Washington PostMen are worse drivers, reading causes more crashes than eating, and 6 other facts about D.C. accidents

July 22, 2014: WUSATV9: Final Preps for DC Streetcars?

July 21, 2014; WTOP: Proposal would put some power lines underground

July 17, 2014: Tokyo Broadcasting: Catch the World: DC Streetcar

July 15, 2014: WAMUDDOT Best-Case Scenario Targets November Opening For D.C. Streetcar

July 8, 2014: WJLA: DDOT proposes "Park-Its" to improve safety for cyclists, drivers

                                                                                                                          JUNE

June 30, 2014; WCP: Office of Planning Neuters Zoning Update, and Then Some

June 28, 2014; The Washington Post: Capital Bikeshare works to recruit minorities and low-income residents

June 27, 2014; The Washington Post: DDOT to act on 16th street bus lane, again.

June 27, 2014:  WAMU: AAA lashes_out_against_dc_congestion_plan

June 27, 2014: The Washington Post: DDOT’s moveDC plan gets mixed reviews

June 27, 2014: WCP: This Is the Fastest Way to Get From A to B in D.C.

June 27, 2014: The Washington Post: Residents express safety concerns over First Street Tunnel project

June 25, 2014: WTOP: Capital Bikeshare runs out of keys as new membership soars

June 25, 2014: WJLA: D.C. Capital Bikeshare dealing with membership surge, key shortage

June 24, 2014: The Washington Post: Capital Bikeshare runs out of member keys

June 24, 2014: NBC: Family of 102-Year-Old D.C. Woman Hopes for Reserved Parking Spot

June 24, 2014: Chron: Ramps to I-66 reopen, deemed safe after debris

June 23, 2014: The Washington PostThe politics, temptations of parking overhaul in D.C.

June 23, 2014: The Washington Post: One ramp opens, one closes on D.C. freeway

June 21, 2014: The Washington Post: The politics, temptations of parking overhaul in D.C.

June 20, 2014: WUSATV9DDOT denies "rubber stamping" Virginia Ave. tunnel project

June 20, 2014: The Washington AfroCitizens Opposition Increases to Rail Tunnel Expansion Under Capitol Hill

June 20, 2014: East of the River: DDOT Compendium: DDOT's Online Research Tool. 

June 19, 2014: The Washington Post: DDOT’s early commitment to CSX tunnel project in Southeast D.C. irks residents

June 19, 2014: WTOP: Burying of power lines takes a step forward

June 19, 2014; GGW: Four big questions for a Georgia Avenue streetcar

June 19, 2014: DCist: D.C. Metro Area Tops Walkable Urban Places List — With A Warning

June 18, 2014: GGW: Breakfast links: Triggers

June 18, 2014; GGW: Honor Frederick Douglass and DC with a worthy new bridge design

June 17, 2014: NBC 4 Washington: Flow of Traffic to Change on NW D.C. Street

June 17, 2014: The Washington Post: Pepco, D.C. ask regulators to approve burying more power lines

June 17, 2014: Wamu 88.5: DDOT Report Ambiguous On Arkansas Avenue Rush Hour Travel Lane


MAY   

May 27, 2014; The Washington Post: Bowser joins calls for better bus service along 16th Street NW

May 22, 2014: WAMU: Advocates Say That Streetcars Move People — and Spur Development

May 12, 2014: WUSATV9DDOT: Close to 12,000 potholes filled in 2014

May 9, 2014: WNBC4Kalmia Road Crossing Reopens After Six Months

 

APRIL

April 25, 2014: New York Times: Washington Retail District’s Future Rides on Streetcars

April 8, 2014; GGW: Cars keep crashing on Arkansas Avenue, imperiling pedestrians. When will DC take action?


2013

September 20, 2013; NBC4: D.C. Gets More Than 20 Temporary Parking Space Parks


2012