Daily Gripe: Unfixed


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 04:38 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Brightwood intersection dicey for walkers

A griper wants motorists to watch out for walkers at the intersction of Piney Branch and Sheridan Avenue.

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:38 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

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 02:20 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Virginia promotes safety for cyclists, pedestrians

Drive Smart Virginia shares gripes that cyclists and pedestrians have with drivers during Virginia Bicycle and Pedestrian Awareness Week.

By Akeya Dickson  |  02:20 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Fixed, Unfixed

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 09/12/2011

A sidewalk hole could send walkers careening

A dislodged pothole cover could cause problems for pedestrians walking and not paying attention.

By Akeya Dickson  |  07:10 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Stumped: a tree planting request in Georgetown

The District Department of Transportation plants new trees in the winter, and plans to add this one that our griper reported to the list.

By Akeya Dickson  |  02:42 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Gripers report leafy victims of Hurricane Irene

Gripers submitted pictures of trees knocked down and around by Hurricane Irene.

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:43 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Wilson Aquatics pool survey

Residents have until Sept. 9 to fill out an online survey about the polarizing pool lane lengths at Wilson Aquatics Center: 50 meters vs. 25.

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:19 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Thirsty in Garfield Park

A griper reports a water fountain that’s not giving up any water.

By Akeya Dickson  |  11:27 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, The District

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Meridian Hill Park soccer, just fun or destructive?

A griper takes issue with team sports being played in the revitalized park in Columbia Heights. Do you?

By Akeya Dickson  |  02:09 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Wasps are nothing to play with

A griper reports wasps in a Chevy Chase playground that have driven children away from the sandbox.

By Akeya Dickson  |  03:49 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Weeds line K Street in northwest

Griper recommends that weeds sprouting up along K Street are ‘sprayed and killed.’

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:39 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed | Tags:  weeds, K Street

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 08/08/2011

50 meters vs. 25 meters: Which side of the lane are you?

Competitive and recreational swimmers disagree on how long lanes should be at Wilson Aquatic Center.

By Akeya Dickson  |  12:55 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 08/05/2011

D.C. can be so trashy sometimes

Gripers snap pics of trash throughout the city.

By Akeya Dickson  |  03:31 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

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 11:19 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Chat today at noon: Weigh in on metered parking and more

The Department of Public Works is hosting a live online chat focused on all things parking today.

By Akeya Dickson  |  11:19 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Free parking dwindling in Brookland, says Griper

A Griper is frustrated with metered parking forcing her to park three blocks away from her Brookland home.

By Akeya Dickson  |  10:56 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Illegally celebrating the 4th...two weeks later

Firecrackers are still popping in some Washington metro areas, despite the fact that many are illegal in the District and surrounding counties.

By Akeya Dickson  |  10:54 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Oh. Deer?

Who should move a dead deer laying in a post office in Southeast?

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:33 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Today’s Metro meeting will address rider gripes

Some riders have issued their gripes to Metro about inconsistent escalators and unreliable bus times. Have you voiced your concerns?

By Akeya Dickson  |  08:17 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Community Conversations: What gripes have you brought up with your neighbors?

Share your stories about issues with neighbors and in your neighborhood with The Daily Gripe.

By Akeya Dickson  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, The District

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Grab a seat

A couch/sofa chair/loveseat has been sitting on the sidewalk for about a week.

By Akeya Dickson  |  06:11 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Fireworks fail for some hopeful viewers

Several people were told they couldn’t watch fireworks at the Key Bridge, a popular spot for checking out the show for more than 20 years.

By Akeya Dickson  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed, Virginia

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Taxi! Taxi?

Frustrated baseball fans leaving the Nationals game Friday night wait more than a half hour at a cab stand.

By Akeya Dickson  |  06:32 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, The District | Tags:  Nationals, taxi gripes

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 06/13/2011

To sweep or not to sweep on Corcoran Street

A griper reports that months after WASA completed construction, street sweeping hadn’t resumed on Corcoran Street in NW.

By Akeya Dickson  |  07:20 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed | Tags:  street sweeping, Logan Circle, parking enforcement, District Department of Public Works, WASA

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Trash cans, road blocks, what’s the difference?

A frustrated Griper reported a Northeast household that leaves its trash and recycling cans in the way.

By Akeya Dickson  |  05:17 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed | Tags:  trash cans, neighbor issues, district, district department of public works

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 03:12 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Truck takes one-way shortcut... the wrong way

The Department of Public Works advises how to report wayward garbage trucks.

By Akeya Dickson  |  03:12 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Glebe Road left turn blocking traffic

Rush hour traffic stymied by left turn drivers heading in the direction of Army Navy Country Club in Arlington.

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:05 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Pockets of Potholes

It's difficult enough tackling the morning after fallout of precipitation's middle child: the groan-inducing, not-quite-snow, not-quite-rain "wintry mix." Commuters already have to be mindful of pothole obstacle courses that can be difficult to traverse on the sunniest of days...

By Akeya Dickson  |  02:10 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed, Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/20/2010

Griper: Trashy mess in Langley Park

Who's responsible: Prince George's County Number of votes to fix: 2. Whether you are headed to Takoma Park, to pick up some rocket fuel for coffee at Dunkin' Donuts or to grab a few groceries at Shopper's, it isn't hard...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 09/12/2010

Mattress in the road

Number of votes to fix: 4 Who's responsible: Montgomery County Drivers can expect a few not-so-nice givens out on the D.C. area roadways: rude drivers, potholes and congestion. But mattresses plopped right down in the median of a street?!? That's...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:54 PM ET, 09/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/07/2010

Updated: Driver: Shrubbery makes Arlington turn blind

Who's responsible: Pentagon Row Number of votes to fix: 5 Updated, 9/7/2010: Good news for drivers in Arlington. City officials have nearly gotten to the root of a shrub issue first reported in August. A griper reported the median bushes...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/31/2010

The Daily Gripe is on vacation

We will resume posts after Labor Day. In the meantime, feel free to gripe away above....

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 08:58 PM ET, 08/18/2010

UPDATED: Cyclists: This bike lane is a freeway

Area cyclists have had their wish granted (sort of): the bike/bus lane on 7th Street has been removed. John Lisle, a spokesman for the District Department of Transportation, said the agency is still looking for a long term solution for...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:58 PM ET, 08/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 08/17/2010

Updated: Disappearing bike lane

We first brought you this gripe on June 27 and since then there's been a bit of progress. If you remember (or not), cyclists who travel west on R Street NW near the Shaw-Howard University Metro Station want the bike...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:59 PM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/16/2010

More rats in more places

Who's responsible: D.C. Department of Health We reported on rats in NE D.C. on Friday, but that's just the furry tip. The Daily Gripe has been buzzing with a number of complaints in the District in recent weeks. The beady-eyed...

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 08/13/2010

NE resident: 'Rats are running rampant'

Griper Joyce Love reported an infestation of rats in the alley behind the houses on Tennessee Ave. in NE D.C. Love first complained about the scurrying critters three weeks ago. She wrote she asked the city to do rat abatement...

By Washington Post Editors  |  09:56 AM ET, 08/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 08/12/2010

Updated: This lane, no this lane!

In our efforts to keep the fixes flowing, we will begin checking on some earlier gripes to see what progress has been made on them. Our first update is a fresh look at the very first gripe we reported on....

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:03 PM ET, 08/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 08/08/2010

Walkers: Watch out for these grates in D.C.

Who's responsible: District of Columbia Number of votes to fix: 3 We've all seen them before: Those rattly sidewalk grates that tremble and shake each time someone steps on them. They look like they could give way at any moment...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:24 PM ET, 08/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 08/06/2010

To fix or not to fix in Silver Spring?

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Number of votes to fix: 8 Number of votes to not fix: 2 A red turn signal on Bonifant Road is generating a lively discussion among gripers and a first for The Daily Gripe: A fix...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:09 AM ET, 08/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 08/05/2010

Still dark in Silver Spring

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Pepco Number of votes to fix: 16 Two weeks ago we reported that the light on the pedestrian bridge near the Glenmont Metro Station in Silver Spring had been fixed. It turns...

By Will Koper  |  03:03 PM ET, 08/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/03/2010

Public enemy number one of summer fun

Who's responsible: D.C. Department of Health Number of votes to fix: 4 The Asian tiger mosquito. The tiny pest strikes fear in the hearts of picnickers, patio sitters and lawn mowers across the D.C. area. The mosquito has gained a...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/01/2010

Walker: Crosswalk signal turning too quickly

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 1 Sixteenth Street at East West Highway is a busy, busy intersection. It's not particularly one you would want to cross without a properly functioning crosswalk signal. Griper...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 07/28/2010

Not so warm welcome to D.C.

Who's responsible: District Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 1 In the '60s, a concrete "Welcome to Washington" sign was a prominent feature of the approach to the Key Bridge from the Virginia side (see a larger version...

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:48 PM ET, 07/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 07/26/2010

Walker: A wonderful view of...junk

Who's responsible: D.C. Water or Army Corps of Engineers Number of votes to fix: 3 Griper Tim regularly crosses the Memorial Bridge on his walk home from work in D.C. The route affords him prime views of the Potomac and...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:41 PM ET, 07/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 07/25/2010

Neighbors: Great park, terrible fence

Who's Responsible: Arlington Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Number of Votes to Fix: 13 The people who live around the Madison Center playground in Arlington love the facility, but they're a little worried about a fence at the back of...

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:06 PM ET, 07/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 07/18/2010

Crosswalk signals are dark in Alexandria

Who's responsible: City of Alexandria Number of votes to fix: 1 There are a set of brand new crosswalk signals near the corner of Mount Vernon and Commonwealth avenues in Alexandria, but there's one small problem: They're not turned on....

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:01 PM ET, 07/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 11:41 PM ET, 07/15/2010

No trash cans available

A griper has a simple question: How come there are no trash cans on the playgrounds behind Westland Middle School in Bethesda, where there are ball fields and tennis courts? So far, there's no simple answer. Ginny Gong, executive director...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:41 PM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/14/2010

Neighbors: Overgrown lot a rat's nest

Who's responsible: D.C. Department of Public Works Number of votes to fix: 2 While not quite at the level of urban jungle, the vacant lot at the corner of Eastern Ave. and Meade St. in the Deanwood section of Northeast...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:46 PM ET, 07/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 07/13/2010

These signs don't make sense

Who's Responsible: Department of Transportation and Environmental Services, City of Alexandria Number of votes to fix: 2 A pair of gripers wrote in to say that signs directing drivers around repair work in Alexandria are confusing. The problem comes when...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:38 PM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2010

Sweltering Metro trains, boiling riders

Who's responsible: Metro Number of votes to fix: 1 Larry Strongin has been riding Metro five-to-six days a week for over 20 years, but he said he reached a boiling point with the system on Thursday. He entered the Capitol...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed, Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 07/07/2010

'Overrun' by rats in Mount Pleasant

Who's responsible: D.C. Department of Public Health Number of votes to fix: 2 A new neighbor has moved in the 1600 block of Harvard Street in NW D.C.: rats. A neighbor (human that is) said the critters have set up...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:32 PM ET, 07/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 07/06/2010

A turn lane that shouldn't be

Who's Responsible: District Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 1 For much of the day, and especially during the evening rush, there's a backup on the northbound lanes of 16th Street in Columbia Heights. There's lots of traffic...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:42 PM ET, 07/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/28/2010

Residents: Harrowing crossing in Bloomingdale

Who's responsible: D.C. Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 4 Some D.C. residents are clamoring for a traffic light at the intersection of Florida Avenue and R Street NW in the Bloomingdale neighborhood. The District Department of Transportation...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/28/2010

Signals crossed at Rockville intersection

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 15 Hurry up and wait. That's how some drivers who regularly use Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville feel. They said the lights are not properly timed at the corners...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 06/24/2010

A brain-rattling ride in Adelphi

Who's responsible: Maryland State Highway Administration Number of votes for this fix: 3 The road surface at the intersection of Riggs Road/Route 212 and Adelphi Road is in terrible shape. There are car-rattling patch jobs and old, deep ruts that...

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:33 PM ET, 06/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 06/22/2010

Bikers: Bumpy ride on the Crescent Trail

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Department of Transportation Highway Services Division Number of votes for this fix: 6 A section of the Capital Crescent Trail's Georgetown Branch, east of Bethesda Row, was left rough and bumpy after a new spillway was...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:08 PM ET, 06/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 06/21/2010

A circle of confusion

Who's responsible: D.C. Department of Transportation For tourists and new D.C. drivers, the many traffic circles in D.C. are about as popular as the current Congress. The roundabouts create logjams, bring about odd maneuvers and cause widespread confusion (well, kind...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:11 PM ET, 06/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 06/20/2010

Drivers veering into oncoming traffic

Who's responsible: District Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 7 D.C.-area drivers put up with a lot: Jam-packed roads, distracted drivers and bottlenecked highways, but cars swerving into oncoming traffic just to shave a few seconds off the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:21 PM ET, 06/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 06/17/2010

Neighbors: Drivers speeding past bus stop

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Police Department Number of votes for this fix: 3 The corner of Tilton and Woodland drives in a residential neighborhood of the Forest Glen section of Silver Spring looks tranquil enough, but residents said there's been...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:34 PM ET, 06/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Neighbors: NW intersection is dangerous

Who's responsible: District Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 16 Neighbors near the corner of Park Rd. and Klingle Rd. NW have been complaining for a number of months that the lights and signage at the Y-shaped intersection...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:05 PM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 06/13/2010

Wait, what street is this?

Who's responsible: National Park Service Cruising around Rock Creek Park in D.C. can be tricky enough with its circuitous roads, cutoffs and numerous exit ramps, but when street signs are missing it can be a downright headache to navigate. No...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:39 PM ET, 06/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 06/08/2010

Nextbus sign has a wrong ID

Who's responsible: WMATA The Nextbus sign on the corner of 14th and F streets, heading into the city, has an incorrect ID number. The number is used by people who want to know when the next bus will arrive at...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:15 PM ET, 06/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, Unfixed

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 05/31/2010

Welcome to The Daily Gripe

The goal of The Daily Gripe is to help residents fix the basic problems that are not being addressed in their communities - broken parking meters, potholes, trash-strewn medians and the like. It's service journalism on a grassroots level. The...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  |  09:05 PM ET, 05/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed