Archive for the ‘transportation’ Category

National Zoo entrance on Connecticut Avenue

Photo by Diane S Murphy

The District Department of Transportation has halted pedestrian-based enhancements to Connecticut Avenue NW, an organizer of the group pushing for the improvements said. (more…)

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The exterior of Medium Rare

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The Cleveland Park/Woodley Park Advisory Neighborhood Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to oppose steakhouse Medium Rare‘s application to operate valet parking at its Connecticut Avenue restaurant. (more…)

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Street lights

The city will install this model of street light in Cleveland Park. Photo courtesy of DDOT.

The District Department of Transportation will replace the street lights in one of Cleveland Park’s commercial areas this summer with lights that have a historic appearance. (more…)

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Two bicyclists ride in a bike lane

Photo by Elly Blue

The District Department of Transportation hopes to put more than a half-mile of continuous bicycle lanes on Tilden Street and Reno Road Northwest in North Cleveland Park. (more…)

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Wisconsin Avenue Giant at night

Photo by M.V. Jantzen

A group of advisory neighborhood commissioners will host a meeting March 9 to hear residents’ concerns about the Cleveland Park Giant Food construction project. (more…)

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The mother of a John Eaton Elementary School student hit by a driver in a Cleveland Park crosswalk has asked the city to punish drivers more strictly for hitting pedestrians. (more…)

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The Klingle Valley Bridge on Connecticut Avenue

Photo by NCinDC

Four citizens associations will join to host a forum about Connecticut Avenue Northwest pedestrian safety initiatives Tuesday in Cleveland Park. (more…)

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Klingle Road in the fall

Photo by valkyrieh116

The District Department of Transportation has proposed a 10-foot pedestrian and bicycle trail in place of the closed Klingle Road Northwest, along with a full restoration of the stream’s banks and lighting along the trail, it announced Thursday. (more…)

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Metrobus in Washington, D.C.

Photo by namllih22

The H2 Metrobus route will be rerouted slightly and extended to Tenleytown-AU Station starting Sunday, the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority said.


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Connecticut Avenue Northwest and Woodley Road Northwest

Connecticut Avenue Northwest and Woodley Road Northwest. Photo by vpickering.

A report commissioned by Connecticut Avenue Pedestrian Action recommends improvements to pedestrian crossing signals, vehicle speed reductions, improved visibility for pedestrians and motorists and a wide range of other changes to improve pedestrian safety on upper Connecticut Avenue Northwest.


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