16 Sep 2014

Reopening Southeast Freeway a Big Mistake

Guest Post by ANC 6B Commissioner Brian Flahaven The District Department of Transportation is moving ahead with an ill-advised plan to reopen the closed segment of the Southeast Freeway between Barney Circle and 11th Street SE, re-introducing a major barrier between Southeast Capitol Hill and the Anacostia River waterfront. In January 2013, DDOT closed the […]

23 Apr 2014

Attention Circulator Riders: DDOT Hosting Pop-Up Meetings This Week

Capitol Hill has seen restaurant and storefront pop-ups, well add community forums to the “pop-up” craze. This week the DC Department of Transportation is hosting a series of community meetings on street corners along the DC Circulator route. The goal is to gauge the bus line’s performance and hear from current and future riders. Tomorrow, DDOT will […]

25 Sep 2013

Let CSX Know What You Think About the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project — Today!

The review process is well underway for the CSX project to increase the Virginia Avenue Tunnel’s single track tunnel to a vertical height that will allow the company to operate double-stack intermodal container freight trains. The construction in the 4,000 feet tunnel, estimated to last 3 to 5 years, will enable the railroad to expand its […]

14 May 2013

Have a Say on Pedestrian Safety at Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenue

Do you walk or drive near the Potomac Avenue Metro Station? If so, you probably realize that this intersection is, to say the least, problematic. Thankfully, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is planning a series of public meetings on pedestrian safety for the Pennsylvania Avenue and Potomac Avenue intersection. It’s an opportunity for the […]

14 Jan 2013

Get Ready to moveDC

Have you ever wanted to tell city staff what you think is important when it comes to modes of transportation?  Do you feel like more bike lanes would make commutes easier?  Are there tweaks to a bus route you think would be more logical than it currently is?  Is a crosswalk signal a few seconds […]