A March 29 gala at the Kennedy Center raised $750,000 for the DC College Access Program, with a Duke Ellington School of the Arts student winning first prize in a scholarship competition. The annual “DC-CAPital Stars” event supports the various...
Escalators at the 13th Street NW entrance to the U Street Metrorail station closed Monday to accommodate a six-month replacement project. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is working to replace more than 130 of its 618 Metro station escalators...
Under the District’s “Vision Zero” initiative, city agencies are collaborating to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2024. But one year into the program, despite a decline in pedestrian deaths, the city is confronting an overall rise in fatalities:...
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...
The proposal for faster Metrobus service on 14th Street NW is moving forward, with Mayor Muriel Bowser scheduled to announce today that she is including $1.2 million for the limited-stop 59 line in her upcoming fiscal year 2018 budget...
Architecture Month will take place throughout April in D.C., with events and tours highlighting the city’s architectural culture. The program’s first week includes an April 1 walking tour of Capitol Hill for kids and a kickoff party on April 6...
A coalition of 92 local organizations is urging D.C. officials to take measures like holding off tax cuts in order to meet pressing city budget challenges. In a joint March 27 letter to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C....
D.C. lends support to detained immigrants The District last week joined 19 other jurisdictions in a court brief supporting the rights of detained immigrants, following support of two briefs opposing President Donald Trump’s travel ban. In the “friend of the court,”...

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