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Pothole fixes in D.C. already two times worse than last year

It's hard to drive anywhere and not hit a pothole, and recent storms haven't helped. D.C.'s Department of Transportation is only halfway through it's Potholepalooza campaign, and it has already filled twice the number it filled during 2013.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 09:45am EDT

Tags: Potholes, pothole, DDOT, DC, Megan Cloherty

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Ticketbuster: How many bogus parking tickets can one person get?

Walter Edwards spent 10 months in 2013 fighting red tape to get a ticket in the District of Columbia thrown out, only to open his mailbox to find a second bogus ticket assigned to him.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:23am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, ticketbuster, Walter Edwards, DDOT, DMV, DPW

Ticketbuster: Cheh to introduce overhaul of ticketing process

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, who oversees all the key agencies involved in the ticketing process, will introduce a bill Tuesday called the Transportation Reorganization Act.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 08:36am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, ticketbuster, Mary Cheh, DMV, DDOT

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Cherry blossom visitors urged to avoid driving

Throughout the National Cherry Blossom Festival visitors are urged to avoid driving because of a lack of public parking, street closures, congestion and the risk of those ubiquitous pink parking tickets.

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 05:28am EDT

Tags: Cherry Blossom Festival, parking, National Mall, AAA Mid-Atlantic, DDOT, Kristi King

Cleveland Park could lose 30 parking spots under proposal

Parking in D.C. is almost impossible on some days, so local businesses along a stretch of Connecticut Avenue near the Cleveland Park Metro station are upset about a proposal that would eliminate about 30 parking spots that customers use every day.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 05:00am EDT

Tags: cleveland park, DDOT, Ari Ashe, parking, pedestrians

WTOP Exclusive: New D.C. visitor parking passes being mailed out to residents

DDOT began mailing out the new passes late last week and plan to reach out to residents and the public in a formal announcement Tuesday.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 01:53am EDT

Tags: DDOT, parking, visitor parking

AAA: DDOT got 175K broken meter reports last year

AAA Mid-Atlantic says drivers made more than 175,000 calls to the D.C. Department of Transportation last year to report broken parking meters.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 06:44pm EDT

Tags: parking meters, DDOT, AAA Mid-Atlantic

D.C. government strikes $48M, 15-year Anacostia lease deal

The D.C. Taxicab Commission, the D.C. Lottery and the D.C. Department of Transportation's Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center all currently located in various, privately owned Anacostia buildings will move to the renovated 2235 Shannon Place SE once its rehabilitation is complete in roughly 12 months.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 03:07pm EDT

Tags: D.C., anacostia, D.C. Taxicab Commission, D.C. Lottery, DDOT

D.C. ticket writer victim of bogus ticket

Christopher Daignault has been fighting for six months what he says is a bogus parking ticket on a car he doesn't own and a license plate he reported lost in September of 2010.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 08:51am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, DDOT, bogus ticket, ticketbuster, parking tickets, District Department of Transportation, DMV

Pepco pitches plan to bury D.C. electric lines

If approved, the seven-year, $1 billion construction project would bury 60 power distribution lines in Northwest, Northeast and Southeast.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 06:17am EDT

Tags: Pepco, buried utility lines, Vincent Gray, DDOT, D.C. Council, dick uliano, electricity

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