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URTZ: Stopping Traffic in Amman

URTZ: Stopping Traffic in Amman

On a typical morning in Amman, Jordan, the 4.5-mile commute from my apartment in the western part of the city to my school can take anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes, often involving several cancelled Ubers, some haggling over taxi prices and the occasional lie to a police officer —[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

DPS to Enforce Traffic Laws

Campus visitors and Jesuits on golf carts will need to pay close attention to a new initiative by the Department of Public Safety meant to address high incidences of on-campus traffic violations. The educational effort, which will be rolled out in three stages before DPS begins issuing citations for traffic violations this[Read More…]

by September 10, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Neighbors Disagree on Wisconsin Avenue Project

The Wisconsin Avenue Streetscape Project was hotly debated at the March monthly meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E last Monday. The District of Columbia Department of Transportation began construction on the project April 2012 in an effort to make the portion of Wisconsin Avenue that runs through the Glover Park neighborhood more attractive and[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments News

Emergency Repairs to Restrict Campus Traffic

Emergency repairs on the water and natural gas lines between the Leavey Center and the Lombardi Cancer Center will continue throughout the week and restrict vehicle traffic in the area until they are complete. A leak in the water line was found at the end of last week, which eroded support for[Read More…]

by January 11, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

District’s Traffic Worst Nationwide

Living in Washington, D.C., has its perks — but its world-renowned museums and close access to famous government officials comes at the price of the worst traffic in the country. The District shares this ignominious title with Chicago, according to a recent poll in The Washington Post. Drivers in both[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments Opinion

District Provides Bicycle Rentals

Georgetown students will have a new way to leave the Hilltop and explore D.C. this fall, thanks to a regional bike-sharing program introduced by the District Department of Transportation and Arlington County in June. Four bike-sharing stations will open in Georgetown and Glover Park in September, according to The Georgetown[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments City News, News