Posts Tagged ‘H Street’

Metro Claims X2 Overcrowding’s Been ‘Virtually’ Eliminated

But anecdotal evidence suggests otherwise.

Streetcar May Be Flawed and Ill-Fated, But It’s Not “Fatally Flawed”

The streetcar is showing signs of life.

Streetcar Still Up in the Air, but a Plan Could Come Next Month

Questions remain, like: How will it collect fares? And: Why is it catching on fire?

Streetcar’s Latest Problem: Catching on Fire

City officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

Fundrise Raises Largest D.C. Haul for Florida Avenue NE Project

Crowdfunding will pay for about 5 percent of a new building full of micro-apartments.

Free Streetcar Rides for a Year? DDOT Won’t Say.

Either way, the streetcar seems to be getting closer to a launch date.

A Streetcar Named Misfire

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 [...]

Don’t Expect to Ride the Streetcar Before Fall, or Later

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 [...]

City Grant Erroneously Awarded to Business Not Located in D.C.

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 [...]

Latest Recipients of City Largesse Include H Street CrossFit, U Street Indoor Cycling Studio

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 [...]