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2015

AUGUST

August 28, 2015: WTOP: DDOT seeks proposals for streetcar mobile ticketing app

August 27, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: A protected bikeway will soon come to C Street NE

August 27, 2015: WAMU: Pro-Transit Group Attacks D.C. Traffic Congestion Report As Deeply Flawed

August 26, 2015: Planetizen: Study: Capital Bikeshare Reduces Congestion

August 26, 2015: WTOP: D.C. tops list of nation’s worst traffic gridlock

August 26, 2015: Washington Business Journal: How you will use your phone to ride the D.C. streetcar

August 26, 2015: The Washington Post: D.C. news in brief

August 26, 2015: The Washington Post: The U.S. is choking on its traffic and it’s going to get worse

August 25, 2015: NBC 4 Washington: Mayor Bowser Hopes to Put Traffic Light in Front of United Medical Center

August 25, 2015: The Hill is Home: PARK(ING) DAY PERMIT APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

August 25, 2015: District Chronicles: Vision Zero asks riders to Bikeshare their safety stories

Augist 24, 2015: The Washington Post: Bike lane installation slows down in the District

August 24, 2015: NBC 4 Washington: Woman Leaving Work at United Medical Center Killed in Hit-and-Run in Southeast D.C.

August 24, 2015: WAMU: Didn't Shovel Your Walk? In D.C., It'll Soon Be A Finable Offense

August 24, 2015: Washington City Paper: Bowser Kicks Off First Day of School With “Slow Down” Campaign

August 24, 2015: Fox 5 DC: Police: Driver in fatal Southeast DC hit-and-run identified

August 21, 2015: Washington City Paper: A group of Southwest residents are resisting the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s planned headquarters, citing concerns about overdevelopment. Will all end well?

August 21, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: The Metropolitan Branch Trail could learn a thing or two from Chicago's new bike trail

August 19, 2015: CBS DC: ‘Trail Rangers’ Help Foster Feeling of Safety on D.C. Bike Trails

August 19, 2015: The Wash Cycle: Road cyclist fatalities are declining overall, but increasing for adults (because they're biking more)

August 19, 2015: The Georgetown Dish: Canal Road to Add Signal in November to Improve Fletcher's Access

August 19, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: To bike across the Potomac, most use the 14th Street Bridge or Key Bridge

August 18, 2015: borderstan: DDOT Seeks Community Input on 16th Street Transit Improvements

August 18, 2015: The Washington Post: Where Americans go to work when they don’t work near home

August 18, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Should you stop in a bike lane? Check this chart to find out

August 17, 2015: Washington Business Journal: These are the most bike-friendly neighborhoods in D.C. 

August 17, 2015: The Washington Post: A conversation with WABA about biking in Washington

August 17, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Events roundup: Rapid Bus

August 17, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Check out Dublin's bikeshare system, and compare it to ours

August 17, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Petworth residents say changes to a dangerous traffic circle should go further

August 14, 2015: WJLA: Closed off in 1977, part of O Street reopens

August 14, 2015: Curbed: 20-Unit Apartment Building to Replace Petworth Funeral Home

August 14, 2015: DCIST: Part Of O Street Re-Opens After 38 Years A 'Green Street'

August 14, 2015: WTOP: Report reveals habits of D.C. commuters

August 13, 2015: DCIST: DDOT To Install Red Striping Along Parking Lanes Next To The Streetcar

August 13, 2015: Hill Now: H Street NE to Lose Parking Spots Tomorrow, Next Week

August 13, 2015: DCIST: Vision Zero Will Track Specially Branded Bikeshare Bikes

August 13, 2015: WTOP: With more people biking, local governments are trying to make it easier

August 13, 2015: WTOP: Exclusive: Southeast-Southwest Freeway signage still askew

August 13, 2015: The Hill Is Home: NEWLY PAINTED BIKE LANES ON 4TH, 6TH STREETS NE

August 12, 2015: The Washington Post: Traffic resumes on E Street NW after debris spill from truck

August 12, 2015: The Georgetown Dish: Tweaks Eyed for EastBanc Development

August 12, 2015: The Washington Post: 18-month construction project gets underway on Minnesota Avenue

August 11, 2015: WTOP: Back to school: D.C. students to add bike riding to their lessons

August 11, 2015: WJLA: Bloomingdale neighborhood flood prevention plan angers residents

August 11, 2015: Fox 5 DC:  Practice safety runs continue, but DC streetcars still on hold

August 11, 2015: NBC 4 Washington: Overgrown Trees Can Hide D.C. Street Signs

August 10, 2015: Stuff.co.nz: City traffic systems could be targets for hackers

August 10, 2015: WTOP: Revitalization project closing lanes of D.C. thoroughfare

August 10, 2015: Wash Cycle: Pennsylvania Avenue bike lane protection gap to be closed

August 9, 2015: Slow Civilized Cycling: Slow Cycling in the Nation's Capital

August 6, 2015: Washington Business Journal: D.C. starting over, again, with search for St. Elizabeths infrastructure contractor

August 6, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Which DC Councilmembers support fully protecting the Pennsylvania Avenue bikeway?

August 6, 2015: Park View DC: New Sidewalks AND TREES for Otis Place

August 5, 2015: WJLA: Church bishop, retired attorney battle over street parking in front of their houses

August 5, 2015: The Washington Post: A $3.5 million Capital Bikeshare bike purchase explained

August 5, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: DC will extend the 15th Street bikeway and add a pocket park, but crosswalks are still missing

August 4, 2015: WTOP: D.C. turns to tech to target illegal tree removal

August 4, 2015: The Wash Cycle: Capital Bikeshare had its 10 millionth ride earlier this summer

August 4, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Building the Edinburgh streetcar wasn't easy, but a lot of people ride it now

August 4, 2015: Popville: More Signs of the Streetcar Starting Soon

August 4, 2015: Washington Business Journals: D.C. turns to tech to target illegal tree removal

August 3, 2015: The Washington Post: Capital Bikeshare to get new bicycles, add nearly 60 stations starting this fall

August 3, 2015: Route Fifty: The Double-Edged Sword of a Proactive Agency Social Media Strategy

August 1, 2015: The Washington Post: Can a brusque Australian ‘streetcar ninja’ help save flawed District line?

August 1, 2015: The Washington Post: Why are random animal sculptures hanging from light posts in Southeast?

 

JULY

July 31, 2015: Popville: Finally Some Good News About 8th and O St, NW

July 30, 2015: Washington City Paper: DDOT Says Vision Zero Data Already Helping With Enforcement

July 30, 2015: CBS DC: D.C. Commuter Bike Trail Plagued By Crime to Get Safer With Addition of Mile Markers

July 30, 2015: DCIST: Amid Robberies, DDOT Will Install Mile Markers On The Metropolitan Branch Trail

July 30, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: People walking and biking will get a new connection from L'Enfant Plaza to the waterfront

July 30, 2015: WAMU: Midday Mugging Prompts Placement of Mile Markers Along D.C. Bike Trail

July 29, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Empty bikeshare stations don't always mean long waits

July 29, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Lousiana Avenue could get a protected bikeway

July 29, 2015: The Washington Post: Midsummer update on transportation projects

July 29, 2015: The Wash Cycle: Protected Bike Lane on Louisiana Avenue could connect MBT to Penn Avenue Lanes

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 26, 2015: Angie's List: DDOT Alley Repairs Continue Through Summer

July 24, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Finally, the stop signs residents pushed for... along with some startling news

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: WUSA 9: Parking Enforcement "error" may cost DC $1M in refunds

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: WTOP: Mini park occupies parking spots in D.C. neighborhood

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: The Washington Post: Safety at Kansas and Quincy is an issue

July 13, 2015: City Biz List: Eight Alleys in Each of DC’s Eight Wards to be Repaired, Renovated 

July 13, 2015: Anacostia Waterfront:  Project Construction Update: Anacostia Riverwalk Trail Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Segment

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

July 11, 2015: Reason:Washington, D.C.'s Streetcar Is Delayed Again After an Engineering Report Raises Safety Concerns

July 10, 2015: WTOP: New Metro safety commission said to be on the way — again

July 9, 2015: WAMU: Long-Delayed D.C. Streetcar Months From Opening, Says DDOT Chief

July 9, 2015: DCIST: Bike Activists Will Be Protesting Illegal U-Turns With A Human Chain This Afternoon

July 9, 2015: ABC 7: Former D.C. streetcar workers protest

July 9, 2015: WTOP: Cyclists create human shield in push for safer bike lanes in D.C.

July 9, 2015: CBS DC: Cyclists Protest to Install Protective Barriers on Bike Lanes in NW

July 9, 2015: Examiner: The alleys in DC will be repaired; some

July 9, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: 33 things for DDOT to fix to open the DC Streetcar

July 9, 2015: The Washington Post: As costs were cut, D.C.’s streetcars were left frozen in tracks

July 9, 2015: Hill Now: Indigo Eatery Near H Street Corridor Clears Hurdle in Fight to Keep Patio

July 9, 2015: WTOP: Independent report identifies more problems with the D.C. Streetcar line

July 8, 2015: JDLand: Southeast Blvd. Planning Study Completed, Now DDOT Will Study

July 8, 2015: Hill Now: ‘AlleyPalooza’ Campaign Aims to Fix Capitol Hill-Area Alleys

July 8, 2015: WUSA 9: 64 alleys to be repaired during DC's 'AlleyPalooza'

July 8, 2015: WTOP: Wait — there’s free parking near Nationals Park? Not exactly

July 8, 2015: The Washington Post: Forging a safer path for pedestrians in the District

July 7, 2015: DCIST: Mayor Bowser To Kick Off 'AlleyPalooza' Tomorrow

July 7, 2015: My Fox 5: ONLY ON FOX: Transgender woman claims group of kids threatened, threw bottle at her during bus ride

July 7, 2015: The Washington Post: ANC commissioner gets safety improvements in Petworth

July 5, 2015: The Washington Times: Desire cools for streetcar in D.C. amid missteps, costs

JUNE

June 30, 2015: The Washington Post: Sinkhole opens up on 7th Street NW in Petworth

June 30, 2015: Hill Rag: Bridging the Gap: DC United Soccer Stadium

June 28, 2015: Associted Press: D.C. region may see these transit projects

June 28, 2015: Fredericksburg:  D.C. region may see these transit projects

June 27, 2015: WTOP:  More funds available to fix D.C.’s rough roads

June 26, 2015: The Washington Post: Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

June 25, 2015: The Washington Post: Are the District’s roads really the worst in the country?

June 25, 2015: The Washington Post: D.C. plans early reopening of 16th Street bridge

June 25, 2015: WTOP: DDOT details area’s structurally deficient bridges

June 25, 2015: DCIST: DDOT Will Complete Work On The 16th Street Bridge Project Early

June 25, 2015: WTOP: 16th Street bridge to reopen early

June 23, 2015: The Washington Post: Major work for Capitol Crossing project is set to begin on I-395

June 23, 2015: Popville: “The NoMa Parks Foundation has selected the design concept for L Street, NE underpass” Check Out a Rendering

June 23, 2015: DIstrict Source: 13-story K Street Hotel Seeks Approval without Parking

June 19, 2015: The Washington Post: Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

June 18, 2015: Washington City Paper: Riding a Bike on the Sidewalk Makes Sense. Why the Hate?

June 17, 2015: The Washington Post: D.C. news in brief

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

June 16, 2015: 4 NBC Washington:  DDOT: Traffic Signal Timing Changes Save Drivers Time

June 15, 2015: 4 NBC Washington: Researcher Claims He Can Hack Traffic Light Signals

June 13, 2015: CBS DC: Partial Lane Closures on Interstate 395 in D.C.

June 12, 2015: WUSA 9: DC launches new Circulator bus route on National Mall

June 11, 2015: The GW Hatchet: Circulator buses now to operate through National Mall

June 11, 2015: Hill Now: Bike Advocates Push to Connect Tracks near Union Station, Capitol

June 8, 2015: Hill Now: Capitol Crossing Construction to Snarl Traffic Around I-395

June 3, 2015: Hill Now: UPDATED: Man Hit By Car Near Union Station

June 2, 2015: CBS DC: AAA: D.C.’s Speed Cameras May Be More About Money Than Safety

June 1, 2015: Popville: “Motorcycles Cops on the MBT”

 

MAY 

May 30, 2015: Hill Rag: ANC 6A Report

May 28, 2015: DCIST: D.C. Taxis May Soon Warn Passengers Not To 'Door' Cyclists

May 22, 2015: ATU Local 689: DC Streetcar: Fix It, Staff It, Start It

May 21, 2015: Washington Newsline:  Transportation Industry Professionals Meet D.C.’s New DOT Director

May 21, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: Mary Cheh's annual joke budget memo mocks the streetcar, endless transportation studies, and more

May 20, 2015: Hill Now: Poll: How Concerned Are You About Streetcar Safety?

May 18, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: It's our live chat with DC transportation head Leif Dormsjo

May 18, 2015: WAMU: Capitol Hill Residents Plead With DDOT For Faster Action To Slow Down Traffic

May 15, 2015: Downtown DC: PRESS RELEASE: DDOT Announces Penn Ave Wheel Stops at DowntownDC BID Bike to Work Day

May 14, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: We're talking to DDOT head Leif Dormsjo on Monday. What do you want to ask him?

May 13, 2015: WN: DDOT Introduces the RideDC Trip Planner (District of Columbia Department of Transportation)

May 12, 2015: The Washington Times: D.C. area transportation agencies scramble to fill potholes

May 11, 2015: The Washington Post: D.C.’s congressional delegate uses a bridge to make a point

May 8, 2015: Hill Now: Giant Tree Branch Falls on Capitol Hill, Closes Street

May 5, 2015: Hill Now: Ginkgo Trees on Capitol Hill Getting Odor-Eliminating Spraying

May 4, 2015: Greater Greater Washington: A history of streetcar planning in the District

May 1, 2015: Hill Now: Metropolitan Branch Trail in NoMa Reopens After Fire

 

APRIL

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

April 29, 2015: WUSA 9: Mystery parking meters in front of DC's Superior Court

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

April 23, 2015: 4 NBC Washington: DDOT Announces New Traffic Light Patterns Downtown

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

April 22, 2015: WTOP: D.C. admits Sunday parking sign is wrong

April 8, 2015: The Washington Post: DDOT launches Ride DC app

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

April 2, 2015: The Washington Post: Bowser’s budget for D.C. streetcar project focuses on single, 7.5-mile line

MARCH

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

March 25, 2015: The Washington Post: If it’s spring, it must be time for Potholepalooza

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

March 16, 2015: The Washington Post: Commuters: Beware of upcoming 16th St. Bridge project

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

March 8, 2015: The Washington Post: Transportation chief asks if troubled District streetcar system can be saved

March 6, 2015: The Washington Post: D.C. is spending $1 million on another study of the 16th Street NW corridor

FEBRUARY

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

February 22, 2015: The Washington Post: Streetcar ‘flash fire’ during storm prompts investigation, questions

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 11, 2015: The Washington Post: DDOT releases new traffic plan for mammoth project on top of I-395

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

February 4, 2015: The Washington Post: New DDOT director: No date yet for D.C. streetcar opening

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

January 3, 2015: The Washington Post: Two weeks away from opening, long-awaited D.C. streetcar has fender bender

January 1, 2015: The Washington Post: 10 things that will change commuting in the D.C. region during 2015

2014

DECEMBER

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

December 27, 2014: The Washington Post: E-mails show struggle over D.C. streetcar safety

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: The Washington Post: D.C. apologizes for mistake in 2015 parking permit mailing

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

December 9, 2014: The Washington Post: Letters show why closing I-395 for Capitol Crossing project is ‘non-starter’

December 9, 2014: The Washington Post: D.C. dropping request to shut part of I-395

December 9, 2014: The Washington Post: Gray won’t agree to close I-395 to speed up Capitol Crossing project, spokeswoman says

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

December 8, 2014: The Washington Post: FHWA says a study is needed before it can respond to request to shut down I-395

December 6, 2014: The Washington Post: District Department of Transportation takes back seat on proposed I-395 shutdown

Decmeber 1, 2014: The Washington Post: Little bridge to have big impact on D.C. commuters

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

November 1, 2014: The Washington Post: As the D.C. mayoral campaign nears end, there is no clear winner on transportation

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: The Washington Post: Bridge replacement on 16th Street NW to create major traffic disruptions

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

October 22, 2014: The Washington Post: Key questions still surround planned opening of D.C. streetcar line

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 21, 2014: The Washington Post: Mayor Vincent Gray kicks off moveDC plan

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 7, 2014: The Washington Post: A District traffic expert weighs in on whether pedestrians should obey the hand

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

October 2, 2014: The Washington Post: DDOT’s streetcar safety quiz: Are we smarter than a second grader?

October 1, 2014: The Washington Post: The latest obstacle in D.C.’s bike wars? Porta-potties.

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

October 1, 2014: The Washington Post: DDOT releases updated D.C. Circulator bus plan

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: The Washington Post: D.C. Streetcar could begin passenger service in November

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

September 23, 2014: The Washington Post: More routes, and a fare hike, coming for D.C. Circulator

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

September 11, 2014: The Washington Post: Is fight over CSX tunnel project headed to court?

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

September 8, 2014: The Washington Post: D.C. is the Wild West when enforcing tickets for traffic violators, audit finds

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 14, 2015: The Washington Post: ‘Love locks’ cut from Key Bridge by DDOT workers

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 8, 2014: The Washington Post: City’s response to parking complaint: ‘WE DONT TICKET OUR OWN’

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 15, 2014: The Washington Post: As tensions rise among D.C. road users, many say police enforcement lags

July 9, 2014: The Washington Post: The lousy state of D.C.’s streets explained in 14 slides and two charts

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

June 3, 2014: The Washington Post: In the District, a transportation plan that boosts transit and discourages driving


MAY   

May 28, 2014: The Washington Post: Streetcar supporters say D.C. Council’s vote to slash budget imperils system’s future

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 12, 2014: The Washington Post: Rival bureaucracies are not the way to manage traffic congestion in Washington, D.C.

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