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DDOT Announces New Associate Director for Progressive Transportation Services

DDOT Announces New Associate Director for Progressive Transportation Services

 

This notice comes to us from John Lisle:

Terry Bellamy, the Director of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), today announced the hiring of Carl Jackson as Associate Director of DDOT’s Progressive Transportation Services Administration (PTSA).

Councilmember Cheh Releases Results from Taxicab Service Survey

Councilmember Cheh Releases Results from Taxicab Service Survey

 

From Kiara Pesante: Today, Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Works, and Transportation, released the results of a month-long public survey run through her website, taxi.marycheh.com. Cheh does this ahead of a January 30th hearing on the “D.C. Taxicab Commission Service Improvement Amendment Act of 2011” that she introduced last month with Councilmember Tommy Wells.

DDOT To Implement Reserved Parking Meters For Persons With Disabilities

 

From Monica Hernandez: The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced it will implement a new program designed to improve access for persons with disabilities to businesses and services in the commercial areas of the District.  Starting later this month the District will provide reserved metered parking spaces for persons with disabilities at distinctive “red top” meters.  This new program sets aside curbside parking spaces for the exclusive use by persons with disabilities and eliminates the free parking in metered spaces that has become a prime incentive behind the fraudulent use of disabled parking placards and license plates.

Capital Bikeshare Launches Bank on DC Partnership

Capital Bikeshare Launches Bank on DC Partnership

 

From John Lisle:

Today, Capital Bikeshare, in conjunction with Bank on DC, United Bank and the District Government Employees Federal Credit Union (DGEFCU), announced the launch of its Bank on DC program, which will offer $50 annual memberships to unbanked individuals who sign up for a debit or credit account at United Bank or DGEFCU. In addition, existing Bank on DC members will also be offered the $50 annual membership rate.

Temporary Closure Planned for Broad Branch Road

 

From Monica Hernandez:

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduled to temporarily close Broad Branch Road, NW between Brandywine and Ridge Roads on or about December 19.  The closure will remain in place for an estimated 30-45 day period while crews repair the collapsed culvert over Soapstone Creek. 

District DMV Locations to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

District DMV Locations to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

This notice comes to us from Sylvia Ballinger:

To observe the Thanksgiving holiday, all Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) locations will be closed on Thursday, November 24.  All DMV service centers, the vehicle inspection station, and adjudication services will open with regular operations on November 25.