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Friday: DC-Area Parking Spots Become Green Space with PARK(ing) Day

Curbside parking spots across the DC area will be transformed into tiny parks this Friday, September 21st from 9 AM to 4 PM.

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  1. Bike Path (Red) Along 14th Street Bridge with Detour (Blue)

    Bike Path (Red) Along 14th Street Bridge with Detour (Blue)

    Google Maps

    14th Street Bridge Entrance Closed to Cyclists starting Sept. 24

    Starting Monday, September 24th, The National Park Service (NPS) will close the DC-side entrance to the paved path along the 14th Street Bridge. East Basin Drive SW will get a protected bike lane and the climb up to the Bridge will be wider and less steep.

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  2. Pop-Up Kenyon St NW Bike Lane for Sept. 19-21, 2018

    Pop-Up Kenyon St NW Bike Lane for Sept. 19-21, 2018

    Google Maps

    Pop-Up Bike Lane This Week in Park View To Preview Permanent Cycletrack

    DDOT installing a pop-up bike lane in Park View DC Sept. 19-21 to get input from the public and preview permanent additions to due by 2021.

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  3. Eliud Kipchoge at the 2018 Berlin Marathon

    Eliud Kipchoge at the 2018 Berlin Marathon

    AP

    This Guy Runs Your Commute Faster than You Could Drive It

    Elite marathoners are so fast that they can cover your commute faster than you can, even when you use fancy cars, buses, and trains.

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  4. WMATA Series 7000 Car at West Hyattsville Station, 31 October 2015

    WMATA Series 7000 Car at West Hyattsville Station, 31 October 2015

    Elvert Barnes Photography/Wikipedia Commons

    Metro To Update New Cars for Blind Riders, But Not Until Next Year

    The FTA will allow Metro to make accessibility changes to their 7000 Series cars by May 2019, instead of December 2018.

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  5. 5-Day Forecast for Hurricane Florence

    5-Day Forecast for Hurricane Florence

    National Hurricane Center

    Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know

    Commuters should expect downpours and flooding. Here are the biggest transit impacts across the DMV.

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  6. Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in DC

    Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in DC

    Recargo, Inc.

    Owning an Electric Vehicle in DC is Hard

    Electric vehicles will only be successful as mass-market, affordable vehicles if charge times lower to meet the 5-minute refill times we get now from regular cars at the corner gas station.

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  7. Memorial Bridge Closures Scheduled for Sept. 21-24

    For motorists seeking to cross the Potomac River, alternates include Key Bridge and 14th Street Bridge.

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  8. Security Exercise Impacts Gallery Place, Metro Center Stations on Sunday AM

    The exercise is scheduled from 7 am to 2 pm and will involve more than 100 fire responders from across the region.

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  9. Old Roxbury Road in Brookeville is getting widened.

    Old Roxbury Road in Brookeville is getting widened.

    Google Maps

    Old Roxbury Road Widening Underway in Howard County

    Drivers in Howard County could see disruptions through November.

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  10. An Oxon Hill man has been charged in connection to multiple thefts from cars at Metro stations in Prince George's County.

    An Oxon Hill man has been charged in connection to multiple thefts from cars at Metro stations in Prince George's County.

    MTPD

    Police: Man Broke Into 17 Cars at Prince George’s County Stations

    Metro Transit Police arrested an Oxon Hill man in connection with thefts from vehicles at the Branch Avenue, Largo Town Center and Cheverly Metrorail stations.

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  11. Metro is considering eliminating cash payments on many limited-stop routes.

    Metro is considering eliminating cash payments on many limited-stop routes.

    Wikimedia Commons

    Some MetroBus Routes Could Go Cash-Free

    Metro is considering eliminating cash payments on at least a dozen limited-stop routes.

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  12. VDOT is considering closing the ramp from Georgetown Pike to the Inner Loop of the Beltway.

    VDOT is considering closing the ramp from Georgetown Pike to the Inner Loop of the Beltway.

    VDOT

    Should Access from Georgetown Pike to the Inner Loop be Limited?

    Residents will have a second chance to weigh in on an unusual plan to reduce congestion in neighborhoods of McLean.

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  13. E-bikes from Capital Bikeshare are now available.

    E-bikes from Capital Bikeshare are now available.

    Capital Bikeshare

    E-Bikes Now Available Through Capital Bikeshare

    Eighty of the battery-assisted bikes have been spread out through the Capital Bikeshare network.

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  14. Rendering of the 8000-series rail car, set to be delivered beginning in 2024.

    Rendering of the 8000-series rail car, set to be delivered beginning in 2024.

    WMATA

    Pimp My Metro: 8000-Series Rail Car RFP Announced

    The transit agency seeks to buy at least 256 8000-series cars beginning in 2024 to facilitate the retirement of the 2000- and 3000-series cars, which are nearing the end of their 40-year service life.

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