M Street church and strip club protest construction of bike lane

The District Department of Transportation has created buzz for D.C. bikers with their Downtown Bike Lane Pilot Project, promising the construction of five miles of protected bike lane by 2013’s end. But the construction of the M lane has… Read More

Comcast addresses neighbors’ grievances over utility boxes

Comcast is finally in discussions with the Georgetown neighborhood and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) after residents became angry with the placement of “small refrigerator-sized green utility boxes” around the Georgetown neighborhood. Many residents were upset by this… Read More

DDOT planning streetcar route to access Georgetown

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is planning to implement a 37-mile streetcar system to connect all eight wards of D.C. A route along H Street and Benning Road is already underway and officials hope to open it… Read More

Tomorrow’s Campus Plan Hearing: What to Expect

Tomorrow is the culmination of the approval process for Georgetown’s 2010-2020 campus plan. Or, at least it’s supposed to be the finale, but there is a good chance the plan will be dragged to court by one party of… Read More

Georgetown Circulator Alters Stops

Effective October 3rd, the Georgetown-Union Station Circulator is altering some of its stops in Georgetown. Ostensibly to speed buses along, the District Department of Transportation is eliminating or consolidating a handful of stops, and adding one along the… Read More

Loop road taken out of Campus Plan

On Monday, Georgetown University announced it was removing its request in the 2010 Campus Plan for a loop road along the western edge of campus, and is instead opting for a turn-around for GUTS buses in the center… Read More

Capitol Bikeshare arrives in Georgetown, sans bicycles

After debuting its Capital Bikeshare program in late September, the D.C. Department of Transportation finally installed Georgetown’s very own solar-powered bicycle station earlier this week. The station, which is located in the House of Sweden parking lot at… Read More

Cobblestone reconstruction to begin in November

Georgetown’s old-time, cobblestone streets are about to get a makeover. According to DCmud, who spoke with a DDOT official familiar with the project, the D.C. government will begin to rebuild O and P Streets in “early November.” Last… Read More

Capital Bikeshare program coming to Georgetown’s campus

No bike? No problem. Starting this fall, the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) plans to expand its popular bicycle rental program to 100 stations across the city. Building off of the success of the SmartBike DC bicycle sharing… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: Police fantasies, sucking up to Harvard, and left-turn lanes

Monday’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee meeting was short on entertainment, but awfully long on just about everything else. Topics included how to ease the traffic jams at the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, a monthly public safety… Read More