Last week, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s State of the District address focused on themes of reducing inequality and ramping up public safety. On Tuesday morning, she presented a $13.8 billion budget proposal that includes major allocations targeting those same areas,...
The Georgetown community will participate in a work day to clean up the historic Mount Zion Cemetery this Saturday, kicking off the first major improvement project on the site since the last burial there in the 1950s. Residents and neighborhood...
Mayor Muriel Bowser told Foggy Bottom Association members last week the neighborhood “is dealing with the good and the bad” when it comes to homelessness in their neighborhood. Homeless encampments, prevalent along the neighborhood’s western edge, “are against the law,”...
As part of its new “Safe & Simple” initiative, the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has introduced two new offerings: a guide for building ramps, and a video to help customers navigate the agency’s permitting process. The ramp...
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...
Friday, April 7 ■ The “Age-Friendly DC” initiative will hold a small group session to discuss city planning policies and priorities that would benefit all ages. The event will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Chevy Chase...
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...
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