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  • 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…

  • Bridge replacement to disrupt 16th Street commute

    Commuters who take 16th Street NW can expect delays and lane closures for bridge replacement work.

  • D.C. will test overnight deliveries to businesses

    Circling, hovering and double-parked delivery trucks, the bane of commuters seeking a curbside parking space in downtown D.C. weekdays, will soon have a new option in parts of downtown: Overnight deliveries. D.C.’s Department of Transportation…

  • Bike advocates underwhelmed by D.C.’s plans to add bikeways

    WASHINGTON — Fans of commuting on two wheels will have a few more route options to traverse through the city. The District’s Department of Transportation is adding nearly 7 miles of bike ways to the…

  • D.C. sign inspections will close lanes next week

    WASHINGTON — Drivers in the District will have a few more obstacles to dodge next week: The District Department of Transportation will close lanes of some streets Sunday through Friday so crews can do structural…

  • How to find the plows and other helpful homeowner hints during winter weather

    WASHINGTON — It can be tough for salt and plow trucks to navigate narrow neighborhood streets. Highway crews want cars parked in driveways if possible. Otherwise drivers should pay attention to where they park. “Park on the odd numbered side…

  • DDOT outlines plans to deck over portion of 3rd Street Tunnel

    WASHINGTON — The signs say I-395, but most just call it the 3rd Street Tunnel. It’s actually three separate tunnels but Washington’s very own “Big Dig” is changing that. A large, open section will be decked over…

  • DDOT to test fluctuating parking rates in real-time in 2015

    In 2015, the D.C. Department of Transportation will begin a pilot program to fluctuate parking rates in real-time based on demand for street parking in Chinatown and Penn Quarter.

  • Tripling of crosswalks on Washington Circle creates gridlock

    After more than a year of construction, Washington Circle now sports triple the number of signalized crosswalks. And its created a mess for drivers.

  • Parking agencies get tickets in D.C. too

    City employees — including DDOT workers — are not exempt from parking tickets. Just last week, a government vehicle blocking traffic was issued a $100 ticket.