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“A for effort…”

“….but DC ticket writers ain’t got time for that.”

Thanks to Matt for sending. And thanks to Nick for sending another parking fail:

“Apparently not in DC…..” [note the license plate]

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photo by OPKINS1

From DOEE:

“Today, the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) announce the release of a broad-ranging Transportation Electrification Roadmap (TER) to help the District transition its local transportation modes to zero-emission vehicles by 2045. The TER is an encompassing plan to help Washington, DC become carbon neutral by 2050, as called for in the Clean Energy DC Omnibus Act of 2018 (CEDC Act).

“This roadmap is critical to help the District prioritize and contribute to a green and equitable economy across all Wards. We recognize with the important foundation of the 2018 Clean Energy Act, the performance data has provided the District with incredible insight into how we will reach our goals of being a carbon neutral city by 2050,” said DOEE Director Tommy Wells. “By establishing mandates, these efforts will ensure that access to — and benefits from–transportation electrification are equitable and accessible to all District residents.”

Emissions from diesel- and gasoline-powered vehicles contribute approximately 24% of the District’s annual citywide greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). The TER focuses on shifting private, public, and transit vehicles from traditional fossil fuels to highly efficient and zero-emission electric vehicles, using three key methods: Read More

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From the National Park Service:

“The National Park Service has completed the Environmental Assessment for the future management of Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park.

To improve recreational opportunities, minimize impacts to natural and historic resources, and address the needs of people who drive and those who use non-motorized transportation, we are proposing to close the upper portion of Beach Drive NW to motorized vehicles from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day every year.
The NPS will hold a public meeting on this proposal on July 18 at 6:30pm. The public is invited to review the Environmental Assessment and share comments and questions through August 11.”

Full release: Read More

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9:44am

J. writes: “Car crash westbound Benning Rd at 17th St NE this morning. Looked like everyone got out, but there were a couple ambulances headed that way after I passed.”

DC Fire and EMS reported: “Crash with vehicle overturned 17th St & Benning Rd NE. #DCsBravest on scene with 3 patients who self extricated. All require EMS transport for injuries.

And thanks to L. for sending the carbque from Riggs Road, NE: Read More

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