The District will begin publishing traffic crash data online for public viewing in an effort to curb vehicular injuries and fatalities, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last week. The open data set will be updated every 24 hours and will include...
The stretch of 49th Street NW between Fulton and Dexter streets closed last week for 12 to 16 weeks of emergency road work, according to the D.C. Department of Transportation. The block-long closure affects all traffic — motorists, bicyclists and...
The 13th Street NW entrance of the U Street Metro station reopened last month with two new escalators, according to a news release from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The entrance had closed in April, and Metro originally expected...
The eight-day Tenley WinterFest 2017 will kick off Friday with more than 30 businesses hosting a slate of events that includes the Winter Feast restaurant week, the Yeti Scavenger Hunt and a Winter Market. Tenleytown Main Street, which organizes the...
American University President Sylvia Burwell received the Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service presented by the National Academy of Public Administration at an awards ceremony on Feb. 13. The Elliot L. Richardson Prize is presented on a...
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...
Temporary closures of Rock Creek Parkway lanes between Whitehurst Freeway and just north of M Street NW will begin this Sunday, June 11, according to a news release. The D.C. Department of Transportation will be closing single lanes of the...
The D.C. Office of Planning’s recent call for proposals to amend the city’s Comprehensive Plan netted more than 3,000 submissions — compared with only 200 during the previous public comment period in 2010. According to a news release, stakeholders including...
The Kreeger Museum will reopen to the public Sept. 19 with the first phase of its reinstalled permanent collection. This phase includes the museum’s main-floor galleries and focuses on 19th- and early-20th-century works. Objects on view include an early portrait...
Georgetown’s Old Stone House, a circa 1765 building at 3051 M St. NW, will close to the public on Monday for 13 months of renovation, the National Park Service announced over the weekend. Would-be visitors hoping to visit in advance...

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