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Bowser Kicks Off Annual Potholepalooza Campaign

The Washington, D.C. Department of Transportation began its eighth annual Potholepalooza campaign April 1, incorporating more technology — including traffic tracking data and interactive maps — this year to increase resident involvement. Potholepalooza is a six-week, city-wide event in which potholes reported by residents are filled in within 48 hours[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DC Streetcar System Officially Debuts

DC Streetcar System Officially Debuts

After a decade of work and more than $200 million in investment, the District Department of Transportation and Mayor Muriel Bowser officially unveiled the D.C. streetcar Saturday. The streetcar, which begins behind Union Station and runs for 2.2 miles along H Street and Benning Road N.E., east of the Capitol[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

District Reports Seventh Consecutive Year of HIV Cases Decline

The Washington, D.C., Department of Health announced a decrease in new HIV cases among District residents for the seventh consecutive year in a report published Feb. 2. The DOH’s interim HIV/AIDS surveillance report used preliminary data from recorded patients in 2014 to form its assessment. Under current law, doctors and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Funding Deficiency Delays Public Housing Development

The D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute published a report on Washington, D.C.’s public housing Jan. 27, citing a lack of federal funding as the leading cause of delay in affordable housing redevelopment. Using data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the report finds that 78 percent of public[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Council Temporarily Bans Cannabis Clubs

The Council of the District of Columbia unexpectedly tabled a bill initiated by Mayor Muriel Bowser to permanently ban private cannabis clubs Tuesday, unanimously agreeing to uphold a temporary ban lasting no more than 225 days. The ban includes an amendment establishing a seven-member task force that will investigate the[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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President John J. DeGioia, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Chinese People’s Association for the Friendship of Foreign Countries Vice President Xie Yuan and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans pose for a photo during the trip.

DeGioia Joins DC Delegation to China

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser traveled to China as part of a trade delegation pushing for increased Chinese tourism and Chinese investment in the District in early November. The trip brought together around 40 representatives from District government, businesses, healthcare organizations, real estate groups,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

DC Recognized for Clean Energy Reform

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and Center for Resource Solutions presented Washington, D.C., a Green Power Leadership Award for its use of renewable energy resources. The district was honored at the annual Renewable Energy Markets Conference on Oct. 19, recognizing Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration for implementing a 20-year Power[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News

Grant Funds MPD Body Cameras

The United States Justice Department awarded Washington, D.C., $1 million to expand its Body Worn Cameras program for Metropolitan Police Department officers Sept. 21, which will require that the city establish an implementation plan and training policy for cameras, as a response to police violence nationwide. The additional funding, combined[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Hoyas Flock to Catch Glimpse of Pope Francis

Pope Francis began his first trip to the United States with a tour of Washington, D.C., from Sept. 22 to 24, marking the third papal visit in the District’s history. President Barack Obama and his family greeted the pope as he arrived at Joint Base Andrews on Tuesday afternoon. The[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top