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  • Mini park occupies parking spots in D.C. neighborhood

    WASHINGTON — The old song goes, “They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” But D.C. is turning “Big Yellow Taxi” on its head. On top of two metered parking spaces along the K…

  • Independent report identifies more problems with the D.C. Streetcar line

    WASHINGTON — Broken streetcar rails, inadequate training for workers and a lack of staff with technical expertise of running a streetcar line are among the problems that should be corrected before the D.C. Streetcar could…

  • Alleypalooza kicks off in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Washingtonians are familiar with Potholepalooza, but now Mayor Muriel Bowser has launched the first-ever Alleypalooza. The D.C. Department of Transportation will rehab or repair eight alleys in each of the city’s eight wards,…

  • 16th Street Bridge reopens after repairs

    WASHINGTON — An improved 16th Street Bridge is open at Military Road in Northwest D.C. ahead of schedule. The old bridge was reaching the end of its useful life and repairs were necessary. “This bridge…

  • 16th Street bridge to reopen early

    WASHINGTON – Work on the 16th Street bridge at Military Road is wrapping up early, promising congestion relief for the tens of thousands of drivers who take it daily. During rebuilding, only one lane in…

  • DDOT details area’s structurally deficient bridges

    WASHINGTON — The most recent data from the District Department of Transportation shows 12 bridges in Washington have structural deficiencies. That’s the fewest in decades. Still, many of Washington’s busiest bridges are in need of…

  • D.C. to audit traffic system security vulnerabilities

    WASHINGTON — The possibility of cyber criminals hacking into, and manipulating the District’s traffic light system is prompting transportation leaders to investigate where and how hackers are likely to strike. Amid claims from an Argentine…

  • New parking signs in Northwest create confusion

    WASHINGTON — New parking signs have popped up that are both confusing and incorrect near the recently-opened Giant on Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest D.C. Red “No Parking” signs were posted a block from the grocery…

  • Illegal U-turns across Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes growing safety concern

    WASHINGTON — The month of May is filled with bike-related events: Bike to School Day, Bike to Work Day and it’s National Bike Month. But some area cyclists complain that instead of feeling encouraged to…

  • New traffic-light timing seeks to unclog D.C. intersections

    WASHINGTON — Some of the most frustrating intersections in the District could get a little less exasperating, starting Friday night. D.C.’s Department of Transportation will start rolling out new traffic light timing at about 8…

  • D.C. admits Sunday parking sign is wrong

    WASHINGTON — Drivers parking along one Georgetown block have been getting tickets on their windshield for following the rules, and now D.C. is voiding those tickets or issuing refunds. A parking sign in the 2900 block of…

  • Nationals fans confused by parking restrictions, conflicting signs

    WASHINGTON — Around Nationals Park, a new pay-to-park policy on Sundays and holidays lacks a basic function: the ability to pay. Before the season began, the District Department of Transportation announced drivers would have to…

  • Bowser budget revives streetcar

    WASHINGTON – The delayed and troubled D.C. Streetcar was at risk of being mothballed as recently as last month but now the Bowser administration has reversed course and is talking about expanding the project. The…

  • How would you interpret this sign?

    WASHINGTON — Some people joke that you need a PhD to interpret many parking signs in Washington D.C., especially around churches with services on Sundays. In one Georgetown neighborhood block, the signs are very confusing.…

  • Construction brings delays on 16th Street

    WASHINGTON — A large-scale construction project has begun on 16th Street in Northwest D.C., leading to traffic delays that will persist in the months ahead. Crews with the District Department of Transportation are working to…