As District commuters await the first revenue operation of the H Street streetcar line, city planners have their eye on an even bigger project.
“Field of Dreams…if you build it they will come. I think if you maintain it people will ride.” Those were the words of Andrew, one of the intrepid bikers WNEW reporter Kris Ankarlo crossed paths with while surveying the state of the District’s cycletracks Wednesday.
The arrival of the first streetcar in D.C. in half a century is drawing attention this weekend as testing begins for the new streetcar line on H Street.
They say things always come back into style. Usually they’re talking about clothes, but in D.C., streetcars are what’s making a comeback in 2014.
With 56 miles of bike lanes throughout the District of Columbia, motorists are bound to be tempted to park there once in awhile. But the District Department of Transportation is warning people, via Twitter, that it’s not a good idea.
Transportation officials say streets and bridges around the Washington Navy Yard have reopened after a deadly shooting rampage there.
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.
District of Columbia officials say a busy commuter route will likely remain closed through Thursday evening as work continues to repair a sinkhole.
A pair of sink holes in downtown D.C. will keep a major intersection closed through at least the Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities say.
Officials in Washington have hit the halfway point of Potholepalooza, their annual month-long campaign to fill in potholes, and say they’ve eclipsed the number of potholes filled during the entire 2012 campaign.