Speed trap near guerrilla art we looked at back in Nov. ’10.
A few weeks ago I got a speeding ticket on the 2600(ish) block of Porter St NW. The officer claims I was doing 48 mph in a 30 mph. I was heading downhill east towards Columbia Heights. I recognize I *may* have been doing more than the posted 30 mph. In fact, I wasn’t even aware what the speed limit was. I got the ticket which included a lot of officer attitude and went on my way. It wasn’t until a few days ago that I encountered 3 (yes, 3) other people who all received 48 mph in a 30 mph by the same officer in the same area over the last 2 month period.
Coincidence? Maybe. Speed trap? Certainly. I can’t help to wonder if the officer issued tickets for 48 mph which may be the max limit…20+ over the speed limit is wreckless driving. 18 over probably carries the highest penalty for a speeding ticket- $150.
Have other folks in PoPville received similiar tickets? Do you advise I show up in court to try and get it reduced?”
14th and U Street, NW From the Mayor’s Office Friday: “Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the re-issuance of the Frank D. Reeves EquityRFP. It was revised and updated to eliminate complexities…
Thanks to Sam for sending above from the Mall. And thanks to JP for sending these great videos capturing three of them!
“Dear PoPville, H Street NE, bridge over union station train lines. The light turned green to quickly for the soulmates to connect! Wednesday at 5pm. @rileythedcpit” To the video!:
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