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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.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 03:10pm EST

Tags: parking, DDOT, Ari Ashe, traffic, driving, commute

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.

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 09:29am EST

Tags: Washington Circle, DDOT, traffic circles, dave dildine

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.

Friday - 10/31/2014, 07:32pm EDT

Tags: ari ahse, tickets, DDOT

Can you park at a broken parking meter?

If you find a great parking space in front of a broken parking meter, can you park there? The answer is complicated.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:59am EDT

Tags: broken meter, parking, Department of Public Works, Department of Transportation, DDOT, DPW, Ari Ashe

DDOT considering ban on bikes in streetcar lanes

Under a proposal from DDOT, bikes would be banned from using the traffic lanes where streetcar "guideways" are placed.

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 06:47am EDT

Tags: DDOT, streetcar, DC Streetcar, bicycle lanes, biking, H Street corridor

Sunday streetcar drill will block District streets

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and other local agencies will be conducting a Streetcar Emergency Preparedness Drill, Sunday Aug. 24. The drill will close H Street NE between 12th and 13th streets.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:21pm EDT

Tags: street car, DDOT, amy freedman, road closures, street closures, h street

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, Mary Cheh, Potholes

Conflicting parking signs in D.C.? Sorry, you're still guilty (Videos)

Lisa Foreman got a ticket, even though she parked under a green sign. Now she wants the fine rescinded.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 08:17am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Lisa Foreman, DDOT, parking, 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, Mary Cheh, Montgomery County

Expect traffic hiccups due to bridge project and Capital Pride festivities

Northbound Interstate 395 will reduce to one lane Thursday evening and Capital Pride festivities will cause street closures all over D.C. Saturday and Sunday.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 05:02pm EDT

Tags: traffic advisory, DDOT, Metropolitan Police Department, capital pride festival, capital pride parade, 11th street bridge project

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