27 Jan 2015


WMATA Training Exercises: Paper Dragons or the Real Deal?

When the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority outlined its new safety measures last week, I shook my head in puzzlement. Number three on the list is to set a schedule for three years for emergency quarterly drills. Drills are important because they help first responders and law enforcement officials identify gaps before an incident occurs. […]

16 Dec 2014


Did You Get a New Visitor Parking Pass…For Last Year?

Last week, I shared a reminder to go online to request your 2015 Visitor Parking Pass, which allows your guests from outside of Ward 6 to park on your street for longer than two hours without getting a ticket. If you got your new pass in the mail this week, you were likely a bit […]

10 Dec 2014


It’s Time To Order Your RPP Visitor Parking Pass Online

The Visitor Parking Permit: it’s a coveted commodity when you have a friend over for dinner, a babysitter who isn’t local, or just about any visitor who needed to get to you by car and planned to stay for longer than two hours. Instead of automatically mailing them, the city is now asking people to […]

01 Jul 2014

TONIGHT: CSX Community Meeting

The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel project has been released, recommending “Alternative 3 – Two New Tunnels” as the Preferred Alternative for construction. To learn more about the study and the next steps, there is a community meeting TONIGHT from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Capitol Skyline Hotel […]

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 […]