11 May 2015


TOMORROW: Maryland Avenue Pedestrian Safety Project Community Meeting

On Tuesday, May 12, Councilmember Allen will host a community meeting with the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) on the Maryland Avenue Pedestrian Safety Project. Councilmember Allen and DDOT staff leading the project will be on hand to provide updates and answer questions on the project design, implementation plans, and timeline. WHEN: May 12, 2015 at 7pm – […]

08 May 2015


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 […]

09 Mar 2015


Road Closures This Saturday for the Rock & Roll Marathon

Heads up, Capitol Hill! The annual Rock & Roll Marathon this weekend will be bringing road closures in all corners of the Capitol Hill neighborhood. From approximately 7:30am until noon on Saturday, the following roads will be closed: E. Capitol St NE closed from 22nd St NE to 19th ST NE and from 11th St SE […]

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 […]