Posts Tagged ‘H Street Corridor’

H Street NE Organization to Run Free Pedicabs Along Streetcar Route

The long-delayed H Street NE streetcar still isn't running. But, for now, the H Street Main Street organization has a solution: run pedicabs decorated as streetcars along the empty tracks.
To celebrate the eventual launch of the streetcar route, H Street Main Street, which promotes business development along the corridor, will offer free pedicab rides from Union Station to [...]

Vincent Gray Stumbles On Streetcar Issue: Loose Lips Daily

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Our Morning Roundup: Marion Barry Vows To Assist Haiti

Councilmember Marion Barry made a big announcement yesterday...No, it had nothing to do with his special anniversary or his non-profit work. He vowed to raise $100,000 for Haiti. D.C. Wire reports:
Barry, who said he has already donated $1,000 of his own money to relief efforts, is also calling on Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) and [...]

Neighborhood Watch: Hungry Parking Meters May Invade H Street NE

The Issue: The District’s "performance parking" pilot program, which has raked in $1.4 million in revenue in Ward 6, may be arriving in the H Street entertainment and arts district. During the past few years, the redevelopment of that district has brought a flurry of new businesses and patrons. Who can resist the balls [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The Joy Of The Mandatory DCPS Meeting

Harry Potter and the Urban School Nightmare wonders if their insurance covers insanity. This is awesome:
Yesterday we had our monthly staff meeting after school. Interestingly enough, the first thirty minutes of this mandatory whole-school meeting were dedicated not to raising test scores, preparing for IMPACT observations, or discussing important events coming up at our school. [...]