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The Daily Gripe: August 15, 2010 - August 21, 2010

Weekend roundup: Roads and a light dangling by a thread

The Daily Gripe is approaching its three-month anniversary. And so far, we're getting great participation from the public -- in fact too good. Despite featuring gripes five days a week, we can't feature all of the busted streetlights, potholes that...

By Washington Post Editors  |  August 20, 2010; 12:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Unfixed , Weekend roundup  
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UPDATED: Cyclists: This bike lane is a freeway

Area cyclists have had their wish granted (sort of): the bike/bus lane on 7th Street has been removed. John Lisle, a spokesman for the District Department of Transportation, said the agency is still looking for a long term solution for...

By Washington Post Editors  |  August 18, 2010; 8:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Unfixed  
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Updated: Disappearing bike lane

We first brought you this gripe on June 27 and since then there's been a bit of progress. If you remember (or not), cyclists who travel west on R Street NW near the Shaw-Howard University Metro Station want the bike...

By Washington Post Editors  |  August 17, 2010; 5:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The District , Unfixed  
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Making D.C. cleaner one public space at a time

Who got it done: D.C. Department of Public Works This week we have to give the D.C. Department of Public Works credit for fixing not one -- but two -- separate messes in Northeast D.C. In early July, griper Sylvia...

By Washington Post Editors  |  August 16, 2010; 5:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fixed , The District  
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More rats in more places

Who's responsible: D.C. Department of Health We reported on rats in NE D.C. on Friday, but that's just the furry tip. The Daily Gripe has been buzzing with a number of complaints in the District in recent weeks. The beady-eyed...

By Washington Post Editors  |  August 16, 2010; 10:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The District , Unfixed  
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