Dr. Gridlock: parking


Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 10/16/2013

D.C. sending out new visitor parking permits

The District has begun mailing out the city’s new Visitor Parking Passes, the latest step to make the program less subject to abuse.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:40 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. parking, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column, Visitor Parking Pass

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/23/2013

D.C. visitor parking passes get new lease on life

D.C. Council action put transportation department’s replacement program on hold.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Council, D.C. parking, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 08/20/2013

New Metro parking garage at Dunn Loring

Commuters find it hard to find parking at Metro stations. New garage to open in Dunn Loring.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  03:21 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dunn loring, Metro, parking, WMATA

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/05/2013

D.C. transportation department sets goals for parking program

The District Department of Transportation has published a Parking Action Agenda designed to shape the future of street use for both commuters and city residents.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. parking, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Mayor Gray

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/13/2012

D.C. DMV exceeds its reach with N.J. bloke

An old London-style taxi was issued a parking ticket in the District, despite the owner saying he was in Florida at the time and has never driven the car in D.C.

By Peter Hermann  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DC parking tickets, parking

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Montgomery County extends credit card-enabled parking meter pilot program

Montgomery County began testing 41 solar-powered parking meters in Bethesda earlier this year. The test program has been extended through July 1.

By Mark Berman  |  01:36 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parking

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Street closures and parking restrictions in D.C. due to IMF/World Bank meetings

The spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are going to close multiple streets and create some parking restrictions in Washington between Thursday and Sunday.

By Mark Berman  |  04:28 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Parking

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 03/21/2012

D.C. says anyone can now park at red top meters

D.C. says anyone can now park at red top meters.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:45 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  District, Parking | Tags:  DC transportation, red top meters, DC parking, Cherry Blossom Festival, District Department of Transportation

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/08/2012

D.C. to install more red top meters for disabled people

The District Department of Transportation announced today that it will speed up the installation of the new red top meters reserved for people with disabilities.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Parking, District | Tags:  DC transportation, District Department of Transportation, DDOT, DC parking

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 03/05/2012

D.C. raises record amount of revenue from parking tickets

The cost of gasoline may be gnawing a hole in many wallets, but the cost of going nowhere in the District cost people who failed to mind the parking meter a record $92.6 million last year.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  09:15 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DDOT, DPW, AAA, American Automobile Association, District Department of Transportation, D.C. Department of Public Works, parking tickets

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Q&A on new D.C. red top meters for disabled people

As the District begins enforcement Thursday of the new parking policy for people with disabilities, travelers continue to ask questions about the red top meter program.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  District, Parking | Tags:  DC transportation, District Department of Transportation, DDOT, DC parking rules

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/27/2012

D.C. reminds drivers about new red top meters

Warning notices will end and ticketing will begin Thursday at the District’s new street parking spaces for disabled people.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  District, Parking | Tags:  DC transportation, District Department of Transportation, DDOT, parking

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Meeting Thursday on D.C. parking plan

The District is about to launch an adjustable rate parking system along H Street NE, the emerging shopping and entertainment corridor north of Capitol Hill and east of Union Station.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:09 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  District, Parking | Tags:  DC transportation, District Department of Transportation, DC parking

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 06/29/2010

Keep paying D.C. meters at night

The District Department of Transportation wants to make sure you're clear on the new rules for parking at night in metered spaces. What changed on Friday was this: In many areas, motorists no longer face a time limit after 6:30 p.m. What didn't change is this: They still must pay to park.

By Robert Thomson  |  06:56 PM ET, 06/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Driving, Driving, Driving | Tags:  DDOT, Dr. Gridlock, parking meters