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Some drivers are using phony disability parking placards as a way to avoid parking restrictions and meter payments in D.C.
At a DMV hearing on Tuesday debate centered on how to fix the adjudication system that many drivers feel is cumbersome and unfair.
With the WTOP Ticketbuster series chronicling stories of drivers running into red tape at the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, District lawmakers have introduced a bill to address the issues.
Tuesday's fatal shooting of a District cab driver served as a wakeup call to D.C. officials who just adopted a new law requiring some safety improvements but not going as a far as the Taxi commission had sought.
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson admits there are problems at the Department of Motor Vehicles with adjudicating tickets and plans to look into legislation to remedy the issue.
Developer Banneker Ventures is suing D.C. Council member Jim Graham in connection with a disputed Metro real estate deal on Florida Avenue NW that Graham was involved in during his tenure on the transit agency's board of directors.
The D.C. Council has voted to reprimand Councilmember Jim Graham for his role in a lottery contract scandal.