Daily Gripe: Maryland


Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Metro bus pass doesn’t last full 7 days, says griper

Our griper says that depending on when a Metro bus card is purchased, you might not get the full seven days.

By Akeya Dickson  |  06:37 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, The District, Maryland, Virginia

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Weekly roundup: Va safety week, gameday traffic

We pulled together all of the resolved and soon-to-be -resolved issues from the past week.

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:04 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weekend roundup, Fixed, Maryland, The District, Unfixed, Virginia

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Weeks later, firecracker fun continues

One Griper’s take on fireworks that preceded and followed Independence Day.

By Akeya Dickson  |  03:44 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Unfixed

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Twitter Chatter: sounding off about Metro changes

Replacing station names, getting rid of the Metro brown color and lingering queries about whether the new rail cars will be on time.

By Akeya Dickson  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, The District, Virginia

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 05/20/2011

Signage needed at College Park Metro station

Metro riders and tourists trying to park their cars in the garage don’t always understand that they often need a SmarTrip card to park in a station garage.

By Akeya Dickson  |  10:36 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Maryland

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 09/20/2010

Intersection gets proper crosswalk

Who got it done: Montgomery County Time to fix: 3 weeks As griper Lenonn, who describes him or herself as a "municipal avenger" recently reported, a repaving job on Apple Ave. near the corner of 2nd Ave. in Silver Spring...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:07 PM ET, 09/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 08/09/2010

Residents: Traffic circle is a hazard

Who's responsible: Maryland State Highway Administration Number of votes to fix: 2 Griper Sinjun Sharp rattled off a list of accidents at a single traffic circle on the D.C.-Maryland border that are sobering, to say the least: "A pedestrian was...

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:02 PM ET, 08/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 07/27/2010

Bethesda pothole defies fixing

Who's responsible: Maryland State Highway Administration Number of votes to fix: 1 The right, northbound lane of Old Georgetown Rd. at Wilson Rd. in Bethesda has what griper Ryan called a "nasty, chronic" pothole. "The entire road from downtown to...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:33 PM ET, 07/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 07/20/2010

Neighbor: Road an 'accident waiting to happen'

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Department of Public Works and Transportation Number of votes to fix:1. To hear a neighbor describe it, Jones Mill Rd. north of Jones Bridge Rd. in Chevy Chase sounds like a dicey proposition for pedestrians, bicyclists...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:59 PM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 07/20/2010

Neighbors: Crack threatens to swallow car tires

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Department of Public Works and Transportation Number of votes to fix: 1. While not exactly the sinkhole that swallowed a car in Dupont Circle last week, the nearly foot-wide seam that has opened on Cape May...

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:55 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 07/19/2010

Brush blocks view at intersection in MoCo

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Number of votes to fix: 1 An unruly patch of what appears to be kudzu or a kudzu-like vine has overgrown the corner of Capitol View Avenue and Stoneybrook Drive in Silver Spring. The vines have...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:31 PM ET, 07/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 07/18/2010

Shining a light in a dark place

Who got it done: Montgomery County Department of Transportation What does it take to get a street light fixed? The answer depends on who the light belongs to. Silver Spring residents said that a broken street light on the pedestrian...

By Will Koper  |  05:11 PM ET, 07/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 07/12/2010

Drivers: Intersection is accident waiting to happen

Who's responsible: Maryland State Highway Administration Number of votes to fix: 2 Rockville drivers report confusing markings on eastbound Nicholson Lane at the corner of Rockville Pike have nearly resulted in a number of near collisions. At the intersection, there...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:57 PM ET, 07/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland