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The District Department of Transportation is an agency within the executive branch of the government of the District of Columbia established to improve the District's economic competitiveness and quality of life by planning and coordinating the transportation system, and managing and maintaining the transportation infrastructure, to ensure the safe, efficient movement of people, goods and information along public rights-of-way.

Operating as usual

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07/13/2021

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07/06/2021

Photos from DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency's post

"Trees have all sorts of benefits, all of which are becoming more important in an era of rapid climate change. Trees hel...
07/01/2021
D.C. Gets High Marks For Tree Equity -- A 'National Success Story' | DCist

"Trees have all sorts of benefits, all of which are becoming more important in an era of rapid climate change. Trees help keep things cool in the summer, reduce stormwater runoff to prevent flooding, filter air pollution, and sequester carbon, slowing down climate change." 🌳 πŸƒ #SustainableDC

https://dcist.com/story/21/06/22/dc-tree-equity-pollution-climate-change/

Wealthier neighborhoods have more trees, but D.C. is doing a good job closing the tree gap according to a new analysis.

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡ https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage#DYK yo...
06/26/2021

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

TRAIL ADVISORY: Temporary closure of the Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail b/t Broad Branch Rd NW & Peirce Mill starting M...
06/20/2021

TRAIL ADVISORY: Temporary closure of the Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail b/t Broad Branch Rd NW & Peirce Mill starting Mon. (6/21) for ~4 months.

Temporary trail mats & detour signs will be in place to detour trail users around the work zone. #bikeDC

πŸ”— https://bit.ly/3vCdjth

TRAIL ADVISORY: Temporary closure of the Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail b/t Broad Branch Rd NW & Peirce Mill starting Mon. (6/21) for ~4 months.

Temporary trail mats & detour signs will be in place to detour trail users around the work zone. #bikeDC

πŸ”— https://bit.ly/3vCdjth

Have you seen these beauties popping up? These 10 immediate install projects are part of the Near Northwest III Safety a...
06/20/2021

Have you seen these beauties popping up? These 10 immediate install projects are part of the Near Northwest III Safety and Mobility Study.

Questions? Join us for office hours Tuesday (6/22):
πŸ“ rebrand.ly/NearNWIII-OfficeHours
⏰ 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

πŸ”— https://nnwiii-dcgis.hub.arcgis.com/

Have you seen these beauties popping up? These 10 immediate install projects are part of the Near Northwest III Safety and Mobility Study.

Questions? Join us for office hours Tuesday (6/22):
πŸ“ rebrand.ly/NearNWIII-OfficeHours
⏰ 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

πŸ”— https://nnwiii-dcgis.hub.arcgis.com/

As we celebrate #Juneteenth, we are reminded of abolitionist Frederick Douglass who built bridges toward freedom for Afr...
06/19/2021
The New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Project How to Build a Bridge w/ Intro and Outro

As we celebrate #Juneteenth, we are reminded of abolitionist Frederick Douglass who built bridges toward freedom for African Americans. This fall construction will be complete on the New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, named in honor of the Lion of Anacostia. #Progress

https://youtu.be/9hOYNwxIMGc

The Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge animated video will air across many channels for communities to see far and wide.

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡ https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage#DYK yo...
06/19/2021

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

TRAIL ADVISORY: Temporary closure of the Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail b/t Broad Branch Rd NW & Peirce Mill starting M...
06/18/2021

TRAIL ADVISORY: Temporary closure of the Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail b/t Broad Branch Rd NW & Peirce Mill starting Mon. (6/21) for ~4 months.

Temporary trail mats & detour signs will be in place to detour trail users around the work zone. #bikeDC

πŸ”— https://bit.ly/3vCdjth

TRAIL ADVISORY: Temporary closure of the Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail b/t Broad Branch Rd NW & Peirce Mill starting Mon. (6/21) for ~4 months.

Temporary trail mats & detour signs will be in place to detour trail users around the work zone. #bikeDC

πŸ”— https://bit.ly/3vCdjth

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to rea...
06/17/2021

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to read. Learn more about the recommendation and tell us what you think by June 25: DCCirculator.com/TDP2020

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to read. Learn more about the recommendation and tell us what you think by June 25: DCCirculator.com/TDP2020

06/17/2021
#Fairshot Budget

Learn more about Mayor Bowser's #FairShot budget and investments that will expand transportation and mobility options in the District.

Ready to get your roll on? Join the growing bike movement by pledging to bike more and you could win a new city bike to ...
06/16/2021

Ready to get your roll on? Join the growing bike movement by pledging to bike more and you could win a new city bike to keep you rolling all year round! 🚴🚴🚴 https://godcgo.com/bikeyourway/

Ready to get your roll on? Join the growing bike movement by pledging to bike more and you could win a new city bike to keep you rolling all year round! 🚴🚴🚴 https://godcgo.com/bikeyourway/

06/15/2021
LIVE: DMPED Weekly Check in β€œFair Shot Budget Takeover" edition

HAPPENING NOW: DMPED Weekly Check in β€œFair Shot Budget Takeover" edition, Deputy Mayor Falcicchio and agency directors are discussing more than $670 million proposed investment to advance transportation and environmental priorities in the District. #FairShot

Name that bridge! #TriviaTuesday
06/15/2021

Name that bridge! #TriviaTuesday

Name that bridge! #TriviaTuesday

We're making progress on the 16th St NW Bus Lanes! Improvements include new ADA ramps, sidewalk, and granite curbs. #DDO...
06/14/2021

We're making progress on the 16th St NW Bus Lanes! Improvements include new ADA ramps, sidewalk, and granite curbs. #DDOTDelivers #busDC

Have you stopped by the spring edition of our pop-up arboretum at Oxon Run Park? Now through July, stop by & learn more ...
06/14/2021

Have you stopped by the spring edition of our pop-up arboretum at Oxon Run Park? Now through July, stop by & learn more about common trees in the District and see how they have changed through the seasons.

Tip: Begin your tour at the amphitheater. #SustainableDC

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡ https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage#DYK yo...
06/12/2021

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

ICYMI: We launched ParkDC Permits-the simplified way to get parking permits for visitors!πŸš—  Live testing began 5/12 in 2...
06/10/2021

ICYMI: We launched ParkDC Permits-the simplified way to get parking permits for visitors!

πŸš— Live testing began 5/12 in 2 ANCs in Wards 1 and 6.
πŸš— The system opens District-wide on July 1, in the meantime continue to use your 2020 VPP pass.

Details πŸ‘‰ https://ddot.dc.gov/release/ddot-launches-new-digital-parking-permit-system

ICYMI: We launched ParkDC Permits-the simplified way to get parking permits for visitors!

πŸš— Live testing began 5/12 in 2 ANCs in Wards 1 and 6.
πŸš— The system opens District-wide on July 1, in the meantime continue to use your 2020 VPP pass.

Details πŸ‘‰ https://ddot.dc.gov/release/ddot-launches-new-digital-parking-permit-system

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to rea...
06/09/2021

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to read. Learn more about the recommendation and tell us what you think by June 25: DCCirculator.com/TDP2020

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to read. Learn more about the recommendation and tell us what you think by June 25: DCCirculator.com/TDP2020

πŸ‘€ Tennessee Ave advisory bike lane project underway! #bikeDC
06/08/2021

πŸ‘€ Tennessee Ave advisory bike lane project underway! #bikeDC

πŸ‘€ Tennessee Ave advisory bike lane project underway! #bikeDC

REMINDER: Parking enforcement has restarted & ParkDC Permits is here for visitor parking! βœ”οΈ Live testing is happening i...
06/08/2021

REMINDER: Parking enforcement has restarted & ParkDC Permits is here for visitor parking!

βœ”οΈ Live testing is happening in two ANCs in Wards 1 & 6.
βœ”οΈ The system opens District-wide on July 1, in the meantime continue to use your 2020 VPP pass.

Details: https://ddot.dc.gov/release/ddot-launches-new-digital-parking-permit-system

REMINDER: Parking enforcement has restarted & ParkDC Permits is here for visitor parking!

βœ”οΈ Live testing is happening in two ANCs in Wards 1 & 6.
βœ”οΈ The system opens District-wide on July 1, in the meantime continue to use your 2020 VPP pass.

Details: https://ddot.dc.gov/release/ddot-launches-new-digital-parking-permit-system

06/08/2021
DDOT Direct #5

ICYMI: In this edition of #DDOTDirect:

βœ”οΈ Everett Lott is named Acting DDOT Director
βœ”οΈ $10M in funding announced for safety and #VisionZeroDC
βœ”οΈ Poe-Tree contest winners
βœ”οΈ U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and other federal officials visit the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge.

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡ https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage#DYK yo...
06/05/2021

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

See where we'll be paving over the next two weeks! πŸ‘‡
https://ddot.dc.gov/page/weekly-construction-update-homepage

#DYK you can get the Weekly Construction Update directly to your inbox? Subscribe here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/DCWASH/subscriber/new?topic_id=DCWASH_1830

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to rea...
06/02/2021

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to read. Learn more about the recommendation and tell us what you think by June 25: DCCirculator.com/TDP2020

DC Circulator's 2020 Transit Development Plan proposes some modifications to make signage at its bus stops easier to read. Learn more about the recommendation and tell us what you think by June 25: DCCirculator.com/TDP2020

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250 M St SE
Washington D.C., DC
20003

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DDOT is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through more sustainable travel practices, safer streets and outstanding access to goods and services. Central to this vision is improving energy efficiency and modern mobility by providing next generation alternatives to single occupancy driving in the city.

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Wednesday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Thursday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Friday 8:15am - 4:45pm

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The District Department of Transportation is an agency within the executive branch of the government of the District of Columbia established to improve the District's economic competitiveness and quality of life by planning and coordinating the transportation system. The agency also manages and maintains the transportation infrastructure, to ensure the safe, efficient movement of people, goods,and information along the public right of way.

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