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DDOT Response to COVID-19

Sidewalk Extension Plan to Support Social Distancing Near Essential Businesses

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily extend sidewalks near grocery stores and other essential retailers to allow pedestrians enough space to practice social distancing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. Sidewalk extensions will be located in all eight wards of the District, based upon DDOT’s evaluation and suggestions from the public.

Temporary Permits for Restaurant Pick-Up Drop-Off (PUDO) Zones

Temporary permits for Restaurant Pick-Up Drop-Off (PUDO) Zones are now available and allow residents and commercial drivers easy access to restaurants and eateries that are still offering delivery or carry out service during Mayor Bowser’s declared public health emergency.

Shared Mobility for Essential Workers

Shared mobility providers are assisting essential workers  by offering free or discounted services.