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Osprey nest on crane stops work on D.C. park bridge

Ospreys that built a nest on a construction crane have stopped work on a bridge along Washington's Anacostia Riverwalk.

Tags: DDOT , Ospreys , Anacostia Riverwalk , National Park Service , Anacostia River

Sunday - 05/08/2011, 12:15pm EDT

Snow causes some traffic problems in Virginia

A fast-moving storm left a light coating of snow on roads that was gone just a few hours later, but not before it caused a series of crashes in Virginia.

Tags: snow , snow closings , snow closing , VDOT , DDOT , SHA , State Highway Administration , Virginia Department of Transportation , Ron Riley

Friday - 01/07/2011, 06:58am EST

Parking signs causing confusion in D.C.

Many of the signs posted around the District are not up-to-date with the changes, leaving various sections of open parking marked with signs that contradict themselves.

Tags: Parking , DDOT , Karen LeBlanc , Mark Segraves

Friday - 12/17/2010, 06:26pm EST

Roads to close for tree lighting ceremony

The National Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Thursday afternoon, causing roads to close in the area around the White House Ellipse.

Tags: National Tree Lighting Ceremony , White House Ellipse , National Park Foundation , DDOT , road closures , Adam Tuss

Monday - 12/06/2010, 11:03pm EST

D.C. rolls out largest bike share program in U.S.

The Captial BikeShare program got off to a rolling start in D.C. Monday. Under the program, which is the nation's largest, members pay a fee, then use bikes parked at bike stations throughout the region. A bike can be picked up at any station at any time of day and left at any destination.

Tags: Capital Bikeshare , Arlington , Adrian Fenty , Jay Fisette , Polly Trottenberg , U.S. Department of Transportation , bicyclist , Washington Area Bicyclist Association , Gabe Klein , Kate Ryan , Sprawl & Crawl

Monday - 09/20/2010, 09:21pm EDT

Historical photos show a very different Washington, D.C.

The D.C. area wasn't always freeways, monuments and big office buildings, and some recently discovered photographs show what commuting was like three generations ago.

Tags: Flickr , history , traffic , street car , Dupont Circle

Sunday - 07/25/2010, 01:54pm EDT

How to keep your car from breaking down in the heat

Temperatures today will soar to near 100 degrees, and the humidity could make it feel as hot as 115 degrees.

Tags: Heat wave , cars , AAA Mid-Atlantic

Saturday - 07/24/2010, 12:35pm EDT

D.C. begins testing new parking payment systems

The District Department of Transportation launches several new pilot programs Monday that will change the way drivers pay for parking in some parts of the city.

Tags: Parking , Parkeon , Friendship Heights , Duncan Solutions , ParkMobile , Cale Parking Systems USA

Sunday - 07/18/2010, 05:25pm EDT

Crack in D.C. road not caused by earthquake

The 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook the D.C. area at around 5 a.m. Friday.

Tags: earthquake , John Lisle , DDOT , Kristi King , U.S. Geological Survey , D.C. Fire and EMS

Friday - 07/16/2010, 01:25pm EDT

Chain bridge to close lanes Thurs. and Fri.

The District Department of Transportation will be closing one lane of the Chain Bridge Thursday and Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Tags: Chain Bridge , Sprawl and Crawl

Thursday - 06/17/2010, 01:30am EDT
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