Mayor Muriel Bowser has established an Interagency Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Working Group to prepare the District for AV technologies, according to a release. The working group is comprised of District agencies focused on transportation, disability rights, environmental issues and...
Surveyor documents are now available online through a new research tool from the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. “SurDocs,” available at dcra.dc.gov/surdocs, provides residents and businesses with access to more than 10,000 copies of field surveys and surveyor...
Three composting locations will stay open throughout the winter for residents to drop off their food waste, according to a release from the D.C. Department of Public Works. Current locations in Columbia Heights, Dupont Circle and Capitol Hill will now...
Citing the disproportionate effect of parking and traffic penalties on low-income residents, Ward 8 D.C. Council member Trayon White recently proposed a bill to eliminate extra charges for District residents who pay their fines late. White argues that unpaid tickets...
Police arrested a Northwest man last week in connection with a homicide that took place Nov. 7 in Brightwood and are looking for a second suspect in the case. Officers responded to reported gunshots in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse...
A diaper drive organized by Sibley Memorial Hospital and DC Diaper Bank collected more than 5,500 donations for local residents in need, Sibley announced last month. The event began at Sibley’s Family Fun Festival on May 20, and the diapers...
The U.S. Social Security Administration has replaced its local office at 2100 M St. NW with a spot near L’Enfant Plaza in Southwest. The new location, 1300 D St. SW, opened late last month to replace the Northwest site. In...
Six District neighborhoods — including Tenleytown, Dupont Circle and Shaw — will host a free “Art All Night: Made in DC” festival starting at 7 p.m. Saturday. During the Sept. 23 overnight event, venues across the city will showcase painting,...
The Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup will take place this Saturday, April 22, with volunteers removing trash at more than 75 locations along Rock Creek’s 33 miles. In its eight previous years, the cleanup has removed more than 16,000 bags worth...
Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department has won the 2017 Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, according to a news release from the hospital. The association says that its award underscores an emergency department’s commitment to quality, safety, presence of...

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