DowntownDC BID

Open Issues: 13 Closed Issues: 30 Acknowledged Issues: 15

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  • 1115 12th St Nw Washington, DC - Logan Circle

    Throughout the District, there are signs warning drivers to not block the box. My home commute path takes me up 12 Street and across Mass Ave. Every day, between the hours of 4:30 and 6:00, which is the range during which I've experienced this issue, drivers along Mass Ave will block the box, not allowing drivers along 12th Street to cross over Mass Ave. Often, I have to wait 2-4 light cycles in order to get past cars that continue to drive down Mass Ave, even when they have no room to do so. I would be immensely satisfied if I were to see a TCO at this intersection during my home commute this afternoon. And perhaps doing this on a regular basis would alleviate the blocking the box issues, as I am aware that this is a ticketable offense. Thank you in advance.

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  • Nw 14th St & Nw G St Washington, DC 20005, USA - Downtown

    MPD marked cruiser #3034 is parked in bus zone and rush hour lane. This cruiser is in the 2nd district and not on duty. Police repeatedly park illegally downtown to grab coffee, food or run to the bank. I can understand if the police are on an emergency but when they are parking they should obey the laws they enforce.

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  • 950 F Street NW, Washington, DC - Downtown

    There is no enforcement of cyclists who are riding their bikes on the sidewalks in the business district, or riding their bikes in pedestrian crosswalks.

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  • 14th St & Pennsylvania Ave (N) Washington, DC 20004, USA - Downtown

    Dc govt car has blocked rush hour traffic illegally every day for past two weeks right at peak rush hour. It backs up LOTS of traffic.

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  • Bicycles Acknowledged
    15th St & New York Ave Nw Washington, DC 20005, USA - Downtown

    Need more bike racks. In front on 734 15th St NW. Three bikes on flower boxes. Two on sign post. This happens every business day.

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  • 400-478 G Street Northwest Washington, DC - Downtown

    DC Govt Vehicle parked in a No Parking Zone. Also due to location of parked vehicle it is blocking (ADA) sidewalk/crosswalk access.

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  • Sign New Archived
    410 8th St Nw Washington, DC 20004, USA - Downtown

    Need school zone signage at BASIS DC at 410 8th St NW, WDC 20004.

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  • 634-698 N Capitol St Nw Washington, DC 20529, USA - Downtown

    F Street, approaching this very busy intersection in the downtown business district, has yet to be plowed. Not only is this an inconvenience to drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, but it's also a safety hazard. Imagine when all that slush turns to ice, too!

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  • 311.Dc.Gov Washington, DC - Downtown

    Go to 311.dc.gov and try and report a problem that is not located at a specific address or at an address that is in the DC database. Go ahead, just try it. For example, I have tried repeatedly to report pedestriant safety program (crosswalk) signs that need to be replaced at two intersections near my house.

    I should be able to to do this at 311.dc.gov. Of course, I can't. The website doesn't allow intersections to be reported. Neither does it allow an address that isn't keyed to a specific house. Furthermore, it automatically 'validates' the address information you put in, usually changing NW to NE, in my case. Also, it really really wants a +4 zip code.
    It is, for all intents and purposes, broken in the same way that 911 is broken: if you need to report a problem that is not at a very specific and known address (i.e., a house), then you're out of luck.
    Go ahead, try it. Try and report a problem with an intersection. Go ahead, try it, and see what happens. I'll wait here for you.

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  • 14th & I St. Nw Washington, DC - Downtown

    At rush hour in the evening, there are so many pedestrians crossing 14th St NW that cars trying to turn left off of I St. onto 14th must wait until the last 2 or 3 seconds of the green light, and often don't get to turn at all. Drivers get frustrated from the wait, and bolt into the intersection trying to cheat the red light any way. The pedestrians are not doing anything wrong, it's just that the volume of people takes so long to cross. Can the district provide crosswalk traffic guards or some other way to get things moving safely?

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  • 300-398 F Street Northwest Washington, DC 20535, USA - Downtown

    DC fleet vehicle blocking crosswalk & handicap curb ramp

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  • Division Ave. WASH, DC - Downtown

    ON SATURDAY MORN I WAS ON MY WAY HOME AND I WAS STOPPED BY A DC POLICE OFFICER. WHO GAVE ME A TICKET FOR A CLEAR PLASTIC COVERING OVER MY REAR PLATE. IT WAS TOTALY CLEAR. HE IFORMED ME THAT THE PLASTIC COVERING WAS ILLEGAL. TO WHICH I DIDN'T KNOW. I UNDERSTAND THAT IGNORACE IS NO EXCUSE FOR NOT KNOWING THE LAW, BUT COME ON! $500.00 BUCKS. WHO KNOWS STUFF LIKE THAT, BUT GET THIS, WHEN HE PRESENTED THE TICKET TO ME SHOWED ME THE BACK OF IT AND SAID FOR ME TO TAKE IT TO COURT, AND TO TAKE THE COVERING WITH ME. ???? WHAT WAS THAT FOR HE COULD HAVE JUST GIVEN ME A WARNING AND SENT ME ON MY WAY. OR GIVEN ME A LESSER AMOUNT ON THE TICKET. I UNDERSTAND THAT 500.00 IS THE MAX FOR THAT FINE.

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