Saw this go down at R and 14th Thursday night. Forester was blocked in by a motorcycle “illegally” parked behind it. Owner of the car actually walked to 3+ businesses to try and find the owner. Collective agreement at Red Light was to back into it to get out.
My wife and I have seen similar shady park jobs on 14th and U by motorcycles.”
A reader reports:
“Kalorama Rd and Tracy Place (near the Trump/Kushner property), paparazzi parked all day every day. Parked on wrong side of road in front of fire hydrants. Difficult to safely make a right turn onto Tracy Pl from Kalorama Rd. One on Kalorama Rd not as obstructive, but still…why do they not get ticketed? Inquiring minds want to know…” Read More
Over the past two weeks, an early morning Jump bike user is regularly blocking the entire bike rack next to my office. I’ve noticed similar poor parking jobs with Jump bikes in multiple places throughout the city while riding. Read More
Photo by Josh Albertson
Thanks to Josh for sending: “New scooter parking on 20th and Q courtesy of DDOT”
Thanks to Hannah sending this “amazingly bad parking job” from last night: “10th Street NE (Brookland). Maryland plates, next to hydrant, 5′ from curb.”
Photo by PoPville flickr user Caroline Angelo
The below-email is from the Elevation building (100 Florida Ave. NE), the big apartment building on Dave Thomas Circle. As you’ll see, there were numerous break-ins of vehicles in the parking garage this past week. This is not the first incident involving this parking garage, which is used both by building residents and commuters to Noma. Back around New Years, there were several acts of vandalism, including car’s tires being slashed and one vehicle even being set on fire. The building had contracted out security after those incidents but apparently let the contract lapse. These incidents seem of interest to those living, working, and hanging out in Noma.”
‘Dear Residents, Read More
Photo by Mark Lyon
Mark writes: “Appears the H Street Whole Foods is adding paid parking.”
Presumably they’d validate so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I live on Girard ST NW between 11th and 13th. Yesterday, emergency no parking signs popped up throughout the entire street. But these signs say 4 spots total but are not spaced over 4 spots but up and down the entire block (both sides) with the arrows not creating any real start/end. The dates say 7/25 – 8/22 for Mon – Sat 9:30am – 3:30pm. Is there anyway we can fight these signs or contact someone to show they are not used properly?”
Thanks to chai for sending: “It’s on the MBT by the noma station–same place that had chalk outlines previously. Now someone’s gotten some spray paint and a scooter stencil involved”
Update from the NoMa BID:
“Thanks @WABADC trail rangers and @DDOTDC for the #escooter parking spaces. #MBT #MetBranchTrail #NoMa”
Thanks to Jonathan for sending the above this morning from Connecticut Ave.
Steve sends the above yesterday: “USPS driver blocked this bus stop/right turn lane.. on K street at 19th, main line not service roads, while he casually went into a building for 5 mins.
…. during rush hour.” Read More