Category Archives: Transit

E-Bikes, Bikeshare for Vets and #RackAttack: A Few of the Many Ways DC is Furthering Its Bike Program

Promoting a vibrant bike culture has been one of the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) core goals since DDOT debuted the first bikeshare program in the United States in 2008. More than a decade after the agency helped mainstream the … Continue reading

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Measuring Success in Miles: DDOT Restores More Than 50 Roadway Miles Under Mayor’s PaveDC Initiative

In April 2018, Mayor Muriel Bowser challenged DDOT to eliminate all roads in poor condition in Washington, DC, by 2024. We’re making progress. DDOT has paved more than 50 miles of roadway since the launch of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s PaveDC … Continue reading

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A Full Circle Approach: DDOT Aims to Take Lessons from Traffic Safety Gains in Grant Circle NW to Rest of District

After almost a year of traffic studies and input from local community members the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) installed a series of safety improvements around Grant Circle NW. These improvements were swiftly installed – unburdening nearby residents from undergoing … Continue reading

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Restoring Critical Links: Upgrading the District’s Robust Bridge Network

Mayor Muriel Bowser broke ground on┬áconstruction of the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge on February 13. The new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge is the largest facet of the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) South Capitol Street Corridor Project, the largest … Continue reading

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