From DDOT: “On Sunday, August 24, 2014, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), along with District first responders, will conduct a DC Streetcar Emergency Drill on H Street NE to prepare for real-world streetcar operations on the H Street/Benning Road corridor. The purpose of the exercise is to test operational coordination and preparedness of DC […]
Photo by PoPville flickr user wolfkann Have a great weekend!
From the National Zoo: “The National Zoo and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China celebrated giant panda cub Bao Bao’s first birthday this morning with a Zhuazhou (dra-JO) ceremony. During a traditional Zhuazhou ceremony, symbolic objects are placed in front of a baby. The item that the baby reaches for first foretells something […]
901 G Street, NW From DCPL: “The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro” Tuesday, August 26, at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library his talk should be fascinating to anyone interested in Metro, or in the city itself, or more broadly, in how public transit decisions […]
900 Water Street, SW Thanks to Ken for sending: “Phillips at SW waterfront getting torn down.”