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DDOT Announces New Associate Director for Progressive Transportation Services

DDOT Announces New Associate Director for Progressive Transportation Services

 

This notice comes to us from John Lisle:

Terry Bellamy, the Director of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), today announced the hiring of Carl Jackson as Associate Director of DDOT’s Progressive Transportation Services Administration (PTSA).

DDOT To Implement Reserved Parking Meters For Persons With Disabilities

 

From Monica Hernandez: The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced it will implement a new program designed to improve access for persons with disabilities to businesses and services in the commercial areas of the District.  Starting later this month the District will provide reserved metered parking spaces for persons with disabilities at distinctive “red top” meters.  This new program sets aside curbside parking spaces for the exclusive use by persons with disabilities and eliminates the free parking in metered spaces that has become a prime incentive behind the fraudulent use of disabled parking placards and license plates.

Capital Bikeshare Launches Bank on DC Partnership

Capital Bikeshare Launches Bank on DC Partnership

 

From John Lisle:

Today, Capital Bikeshare, in conjunction with Bank on DC, United Bank and the District Government Employees Federal Credit Union (DGEFCU), announced the launch of its Bank on DC program, which will offer $50 annual memberships to unbanked individuals who sign up for a debit or credit account at United Bank or DGEFCU. In addition, existing Bank on DC members will also be offered the $50 annual membership rate.

Street Closures & Parking Restrictions for National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Street Closures & Parking Restrictions for National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

 

From John Lisle:

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has provided the following information regarding street closures and parking restrictions for the 2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 1, 2011.  The ceremony for the Lighting of the National Christmas Tree is scheduled to take place from 4:15 pm to 7:00 pm on the Ellipse near the White House.

11.17.11 Traffic Advisory: Fannie Mae Help The Homeless Walk

 

This traffic advisory comes to us from Hugh Carew:

This is to advise the public of the road closures during the Fannie May Help The Homeless Walk.  The walk will form south of the National Mall on 7th Street, SW. Street closures will begin Saturday, November 19, 2011, from approximately 8:30 am, until approximately 11:00 am, the streets surrounding the Fannie Mae Help The Homeless Walk will be closed as stipulated below:

 

District DMV Locations to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

District DMV Locations to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

This notice comes to us from Sylvia Ballinger:

To observe the Thanksgiving holiday, all Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) locations will be closed on Thursday, November 24.  All DMV service centers, the vehicle inspection station, and adjudication services will open with regular operations on November 25.