by Prince Of Petworth June 24, 2019 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr.TinDC

From DDOT:

“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…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

“Dear PoPville,

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?

by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Daniel Kelly

From WMATA:

“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…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 9:45 am 0

Ed. Note: So out of all the scooters available which do you prefer?

Thanks to Brooke for passing on:

“DC Riders,

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…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 19, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0

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…)

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