08 May 2015

News:

THIH Podcast: Where The Streetcar Started and Where it May Go, Part 1

Looks like the DC Streetcar is back for another round of testing! After going on daily runs during the fall of 2014 and part of winter, 2015, the DC Government took the cars off the streets while DDOT Director Leif Dormsjo ran a review. Once the green light was given, there was still no clear […]


26 Mar 2015

News:

Potholepalooza Begins, Won’t Quit ‘Til It’s Done

As I was driving/giving myself a road massage down 6th Street NE the other day, I was wondering just how many potholes DC boasts these days, and who will repair them, and how fast. As if by artifice, this week (specifically, yesterday) Mayor Muriel Bowser launched DC’s yearly #Potholepalooza campaign. Honestly, the name alone gets […]


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 […]


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