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Some Hill Streets Closed Saturday for Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

Last week I spotted a brochure attached to my fence and thought it was another pizza menu. It was, in fact, a reminder of the upcoming road closures due to this weekend’s Rock n Roll Marathon. Good move — kind and thoughtful too — event organizers! The course goes through all quadrants of the cities, […]

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Visitor Parking Passes – Still Valid or Not?

October 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

You may have noticed that your city-issued visitor parking pass has an expiration date of September 30th. No, you did not miss the new one in your mail. After some back and forth on expanding the program to be city-wide, DDOT has extended the expiration date of our current passes to December 31, 2013. So […]

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DDOT Studies Focus on Hill East

March 14th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Capitol Hill South, New Hill East, Stadium Armory

by Nichole Opkins As many you may have heard, DDOT is conducting several studies that directly impact the Hill East community. The first study involves the area around the Potomac Avenue Metro. The second involves Barney Circle and the potential Southeast Boulevard.  These studies’ apparent purposes are to develop suggestions to improve traffic patterns and increase […]

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Don’t get Caught by the Sweepercam! Street Sweeping Begins Tomorrow

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Perhaps its not as exciting as the start of Daylight Saving Time (which is next weekend, WAHOO!) but tomorrow (March 1st) marks the start of residential street sweeping for the spring. Sweeping will take place through the end of October and information about the day and time your street will be swept are posted in […]

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DDOT to Share Plans to Improve Potomac Ave Intersection at Meeting this Thursday

January 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill South

Remember when I was grousing about the dangers of crossing Pennsylvania Avenue at Potomac Avenue to Harris Teeter? Well, it seems there’s a plan — and government funding — to improve this crazy mess of an intersection. This Thursday, January 31st, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will hold a meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Payne Elementary […]

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