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Pump your brakes: 15 parking tix on 15th St. today

The District Department of Transportation shouted out the District Department of Public Works on Twitter for distributing 15 parking tickets in downtown DC today. "@DDOTDC Thx to all who reported the vehicles parked in the 15th St Bike Lanes. @DCDPW...

By Akeya Dickson  | March 11, 2011; 4:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Second-floor graffiti scrawled in Columbia Heights

Typical spray-and-run graffiti hits furtively take place on ground and train-track level. Some scaling was required to adorn the second floor of this Columbia Heights building, which houses BloomBars, an arts nonprofit that "doesn't have the resources to paint over...

By Akeya Dickson  | March 9, 2011; 10:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed  
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Blogger tweets @DDOTDC to fix misspelled "Missouiri" Avenue street signs in Brightwood

Andray Baltche Blatche could probably empathize with Brightwood's plight this week. The Washington Wizards' forward wore a jersey that misspelled his last name a few days ago, while across town, a Missouri Avenue street sign crossing Ninth Street in northwest...

By Akeya Dickson  | March 4, 2011; 10:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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NW resident persists in getting danger tree cut

Who got it done: Pepco and the District Department of Transportation How long to fix it: 6 months The good news is that Pepco and DDOT don't go around cutting trees down all willy-nilly. The bad news is that it...

By Akeya Dickson  | February 28, 2011; 3:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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NE shortcut dangerous for residents

Votes to fix: 9 Marie, a resident of the 700 block of G Street NE, is vexed about morning commuters turning off of H Street in northeast to avoid rush hour traffic slowed by construction on H Street. Drivers "speed...

By Akeya Dickson  | February 18, 2011; 2:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Which way?

[This post has been updated] They Fixed It! DDOT fixed the signs on Feb. 3. Sign snafus in Northwest D.C. are flummoxing residents and passersby. Sean Wieland, a See Click Fix member, reported that a street sign in the Brightwood...

By Akeya Dickson  | February 3, 2011; 2:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Commuter Alert: Sherman Avenue now one lane , Akeya Dickson , January 24, 2011
Pockets of Potholes, Akeya Dickson , January 19, 2011
Watch your head , Akeya Dickson , January 18, 2011
Dangerous intersection gets new safeguards, Washington Post Editors , September 12, 2010
Eviction mess gets cleaned up, Washington Post Editors , September 7, 2010
Neighbor: Tree is going to take out a power line, Washington Post Editors , August 24, 2010
Wait, was that a sign?, Washington Post Editors , August 23, 2010
Updated: Disappearing bike lane, Washington Post Editors , August 17, 2010
Making D.C. cleaner one public space at a time, Washington Post Editors , August 16, 2010
More rats in more places, Washington Post Editors , August 16, 2010
NE resident: 'Rats are running rampant', Washington Post Editors , August 13, 2010
Walkers: Watch out for these grates in D.C., Washington Post Editors , August 8, 2010
Public enemy number one of summer fun, Washington Post Editors , August 3, 2010
Not so warm welcome to D.C., Washington Post Editors , July 28, 2010
Walker: A wonderful view of...junk, Washington Post Editors , July 26, 2010
Circle of confusion, Will Koper , July 23, 2010
Neighbors: Overgrown lot a rat's nest, Washington Post Editors , July 14, 2010
Sweltering Metro trains, boiling riders, Washington Post Editors , July 11, 2010
Light returns to spooky tunnel, Washington Post Editors , July 10, 2010
'Overrun' by rats in Mount Pleasant, Washington Post Editors , July 7, 2010
A turn lane that shouldn't be , Washington Post Editors , July 6, 2010
Neighbors: Bike parking scarce at Francis Pool, Washington Post Editors , July 1, 2010
Residents: Harrowing crossing in Bloomingdale, Washington Post Editors , June 28, 2010
Diving returns to Banneker Pool, Washington Post Editors , June 27, 2010
A circle of confusion, Washington Post Editors , June 21, 2010
Drivers veering into oncoming traffic, Washington Post Editors , June 20, 2010
Drying out a perma-puddle, Washington Post Editors , June 19, 2010
Spelunking in Georgetown, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 16, 2010
Nextbus sign has a wrong ID, Washington Post Editors , June 8, 2010
 
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