Drivers who use Suitland Parkway or Interstate 295 to navigate through the District should get ready for a new traffic pattern set to take effect later this week. The changes signal the next phase of construction associated with the District’s biggest road project to date.
DDOT expects many more dockless scooters and dockless bikes to hit the streets as the weather warms up. There are 516 docking stations across the bikeshare system, 290 in the District.
The District wants to add signs banning right turns on red lights to another 100 intersections by July, but the Department of Transportation is concerned the measure could mean more traffic and more accidents.
Potholes don’t typically start showing up in large numbers around here until February or March, but they are blooming early in parts of the area.
The no turn on red changes require public comment, which is open through Feb. 5. Comments could support or oppose the change specific intersections, or speak more broadly, such as calls for the ban to apply at even more intersections.
Expect to see a lot more dockless bikes and scooters on DC streets in the next year.
There are four separate projects in the works along Interstate and Route 295 that could cause traffic delays for months and years to come. Decades-old bridges will be rehabilitated and new connections will be constructed after the District committed to a multi-million dollar investment deal along the Anacostia River.
The Traffic Incident Management Enhancement Task Force outlined several action plans that local leaders can begin acting upon right way.
Starting Aug. 30, parking your car in the wrong place at the wrong time along Connecticut Avenue could get it towed.
D.C. is making changes at the intersection where a cyclist was killed downtown earlier this month, but those who travel that area daily say more needs to be done to improve safety.
There are over a dozen active construction projects within just a few blocks of Center Field Gate. The construction is noisy, dusty and, for pedestrians, inconvenient during work hours. Many sidewalks are either closed or constricted by temporary scaffolding.
A milelong temporary bus lane along Rhode Island Avenue in Northeast D.C. this summer could be just a first step toward more extensive, permanent lanes to speed up commutes across the city.
Those stinky ginkgo trees drop their fruit each fall, but the District’s program to mitigate the amount of fruit found on sidewalks starts May 2.
A sign coming off of its post above the Southeast Freeway caused delays Tuesday as commuters snapped photos and transportation crews responded to the scene.
The pilot program will now run through August, according to the District Department of Transportation. Seven private companies are operating in D.C. as part of the program.
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