But anecdotal evidence suggests otherwise.
Posts Tagged ‘H Street’
The streetcar is showing signs of life.
Questions remain, like: How will it collect fares? And: Why is it catching on fire?
City officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.
Crowdfunding will pay for about 5 percent of a new building full of micro-apartments.
Either way, the streetcar seems to be getting closer to a launch date.
It began, as so many budget fights do, with a line of jargon. “The Council’s plan,” explained the D.C. Council’s Committee of the Whole in its report last week on Council Chairman Phil Mendelson’s budget proposal, “adjusts the upcoming proposed streetcar paygo transfer from a fixed to a floating base year.”
That adjustment, inscrutable to all [...]
The District Department of Transportation sent out an email update this morning that appears banal and technical: Beginning today, the two streetcar vehicles undergoing testing on H Street and Benning Road NE are being moved to a testing site in Anacostia. But at a time when DDOT is dropping few hints about when the long-delayed [...]
Last week, Mayor Vince Gray announced the latest round of recipients of grants through the Great Streets Small Business Capital Improvement Program. The grants, which aim to boost businesses in emerging retail corridors by funding renovations and expansions, aren't hard to come by. The 40 new winners include everything from a barbershop to a bookstore, and from an [...]
A pharmacy in Bellevue, an artist studio in Anacostia, and a construction company in Congress Heights just got a big boost from the city, in the form of grants aimed at assisting businesses in the District's emerging corridors.
So did a popular bistro/bar in Shaw, a group indoor cycling* studio on U Street NW, a CrossFit gym [...]