Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr.TinDC
“Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the next phase of the curbside pickup-dropoff (PUDO) program will focus on commercial activity. DDOT has partnered with curbFlow, a mobility company that coordinates commercial operator pickup & drop-off activity to available curb space in real time. As part of the project, curbFlow will research and analyze the demand at nine locations throughout the District where commercial loading and PUDO activities for delivery services often leads to double parking and other dangerous behavior. (more…)
Thanks to Marco for sending:
“Looks like the first hike was a short stop to a massive hike.”
Ally’Sansa Criner Brown writes:
“EVERYONE in DC needs to see. Yes this happens here in DC too Skip to about 40 seconds if you don’t have the time” (more…)
Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.
Some articles imply they’ll stay in DC but users have said they received an email saying they’re leaving the city and this article confirms that:
“Although the WSJ stated that Maven will continue to operate in larger cities like Detroit, Los Angeles, Washington D.C and Toronto, TechCrunch received conflicting information that the car-sharing service will be leaving Washington D.C., but Maven Gig will stay.”
Maven (“Own a Car? List Your Car. Rent It Out. Earn Money.”) seems pretty new to the city and I believe is actually being used on American University’s campus which just welcomed them to campus.”
Did anyone ever use Maven? Did you get an email from them?
Thanks to Raymondo for sending.
All I know is that he better move to the right or we’re gonna have an issue.
Photo by PoPville flickr user Daniel Kelly
“Metrorail customers on the Red Line may notice a quicker commute starting July 7, as Metro resumes use of trains’ automatic door-opening feature. Over the past several months, Metro has tested and tuned the system and trained hundreds of train operators in advance of the milestone.
The automatic door opening feature is part of the original design of the Metrorail system, but its use was discontinued years ago due to a decline in reliability. (more…)
Ed. Note: So out of all the scooters available which do you prefer?
Thanks to Brooke for passing on:
We’d like to give you an update on our operations in DC.
We are suspending service for at least 30 days, complying with a DDOT order after informing them of an incident that occurred earlier today in our warehouse. There was a small fire in a storage area caused by a battery that had been previously removed from service. (more…)
Awesome. Thanks to Steven for sending:
“Looks like the first bus island is being built on 14th Street as part of the Streetscape project. This is at 14th and N. They’re apparently going to stretch all the way up to Florida. It explains why they’ve been tearing down shelters up and down 14th. They will be move to the islands once they’re built.” (more…)
3600 block of Connecticut Ave, NW
Thanks to Joanna for sending:
“Saw this on my way to the Cleveland Park metro this morning. They knocked over pillars belong to The Broadmoor apartments near Adas Israel. Yikes.” (more…)
Thanks to Raymondo for reporting from Wisconsin Ave at Brandywine around 6:30am:
“Driver crossed lanes, jumped curb, took out tree and guardrail. Landed in CVS parking lot.” (more…)