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Mayor Bowser to Launch New Job Training Pilot for District Residents and Kick Off #GoodSignDC

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Wednesday, April 3, at 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will launch a new Workforce Training Program designed to prepare residents for careers in transportation as sign installers. Mayor Bowser will also kick off a #GoodSignDC initiative to install and replace street signs in the District.

The training pilot program is a partnership between the DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). The 12-month training program includes two weeks of required classroom instruction at the DC Infrastructure Academy.

Through April 15, residents are encouraged to share #GoodSignDC to alert the District about street signs, such as parking signs, that are confusing or are in need of replacement.

When:
Wednesday, April 3, at 11:30 am
 
Who:
Mayor Muriel Bowser 
Jeff Marootian, Director, DDOT
Dr. Unique Morris Hughes, Director, DOES

Where:
1338 G St. SE 
*Closest Metro: Eastern Market Station*
*Parking available on street*

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).