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Large portion of D.C. roads in poor condition

Almost 40 percent of local roads in the District are in poor, very poor, or failed condition, and the District Department of Transportation cannot keep up with all the service requests, according testimony at a council hearing.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 12:37am EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, DDOT, Potholes

Council to examine D.C.'s pothole efforts

The condition of the District's roads and the responsiveness to complaints about needed patchwork will be the subject of a council hearing Tuesday.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 04:48am EDT

Tags: Potholes, Andrew Mollenbeck, D.C.

Capital Bikeshare runs out of keys as new membership soars

Capital Bikeshare has hit a bump in the road as summer begins: It's out of the keys that allow members access bikes.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 11:59am EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, capital bikeshare, DDOT, montgomery county

Mayor opposes so-called 'yoga tax'; bill's fate uncertain

Despite opposition from operators of health clubs and personal trainers, the D.C. Council approved a plan that would extend the city's sale tax to gym memberships, dance and yoga classes and personal training.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 11:34pm EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, yoga-tax, D.C. Council, budget, tommy wells,

Maryland woman fights 14 tickets on stolen plates in D.C.

When Patricia Cronauer's license plate fell off her car last summer, she never imagined it would kick start a nightmare that one lawmaker calls "a loop of insanity."

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Tags: ticketbuster, Ari Ashe, Lucinda Babers, DMV

D.C. lawmakers pass bill to address ticket woes

The D.C. City Council unanimously passed a bill Tuesday to change the way parking tickets are adjudicated and address several issues identified in the WTOP Ticketbuster series.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 05:25am EDT

Tags: ticketbuster, DMV, Ari Ashe, ticket

Ticketbuster: Cheh to introduce overhaul of ticketing process

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, who oversees all the key agencies involved in the ticketing process, will introduce a bill Tuesday called the Transportation Reorganization Act.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 08:36am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, ticketbuster, DMV, DDOT

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Bicyclists get unwelcome company in D.C. bike lanes (Video)

Ask any bike commuter, and they'll tell you: D.C.'s bike lanes are not always a refuge from truck and automobile traffic.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:05am EDT

Tags: bike lanes, kate ryan, Greg Billing, biking, L Street, L Street bike lane

Councilmember wants to overhaul DC waste laws

A D.C. councilmember says the city isn't recycling enough, partly because the city's laws related to waste management need an overhaul.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:43pm EST

Tags: garbage, recycling, D.C. Council

Cheh questions management of Wilson pool amid investigation

After accusations from women who say they were sexually assaulted by employees at D.C.'s Wilson Aquatic Center, one worker is fired and another is suspended. Now, a local leader is questioning the pool management itself.

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 06:18am EST

Tags: Wilson Aquatic Center, sexual assault, Megan Cloherty

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