Free rides on the DC Circulator could be cut after a D.C. Council committee complained about a lack of proof that the first few months of free rides have helped to improve traffic.
Changes to allow parking enforcement officers to mail tickets to drivers who take off before the ticket can be placed on their windshields or handed to them are on track for D.C. Council approval.
With New York City recently approving a downtown congestion pricing measure, the D.C. Council is looking into what could work for the District to reduce traffic.
In a letter to the D.C. Attorney General, Ward 3 Councilwoman Mary Cheh asked his office to investigate what cause Henry’s Soul Café to win the bulk of the contract to provide meals at 10 city homeless shelters.
D.C. is struggling to keep up with an onslaught of potholes that have only increased with last year’s record rainfall. “It’s going to take us five years to get out of the hole that we’re in,” one city official said.
D.C. is doing something different this season when it comes to snow removal: There’s a new “non-motorized trail” work detail specifically assigned to clearing bike paths, bridge deck sidewalks and ramps compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act at intersections.
D.C. Council member Jack Evans believes “this exciting new stream of revenue” should go to the District instead of some other jurisdiction. Wagering would be as simple as opening an app or walking into a D.C. hotel, bar or sports venue.
Under a bill passed unanimously earlier this week, the city would stop the practice of suspending someone’s driver’s license after racking up unpaid tickets or missed court appearances.
The head of D.C.’s Department of Motor Vehicles apologize for mistakenly sent out hundreds of letters fining drivers and promised to set drivers’ records right.
After police say a Maryland woman was killed by her husband within hours of seeking a restraining order, a D.C. lawmaker is proposing a change to better protect victims of domestic violence.
Legislation proposed in D.C. and Virginia would make sunscreen more widely available for public school students.
Schoolteachers in D.C. who use their own cash for classroom supplies would get a $500 tax credit and fewer students would be suspended under two bills being considered by the D.C. Council.
If you drive in D.C., you may know what it’s like to see the telltale slip of paper on your windshield. D.C. administered over 2.7 million citations in 2016, valued at over $299 million. According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, nearly $24 million is still owed today on those fines. Advocates say fines, as they currently work, are “punitive and draconian.”
D.C. Council members are revisiting the possibility of removing a statue in the city that honors Albert Pike, a man who served as a Confederate general during the Civil War.
At the heart of the issue are so-called adult wipes and how they are labeled. After the District passed a law last year, a company has now filed a lawsuit.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.