Filed under 18th Street

New “Shared Lane” Marks for 18th Street NW

DDOT has informed the ANC that they will be installing so-called “shared lane” markings on 18th Street from Massachusetts Ave NW up to Florida Ave NW — which includes our Single Member District.  The markings are painted on the road and show that bicycles also share the car lane.  They look similar to bike lane … Continue reading

Lauriol Plaza Valet Parking Issues

As some of you know, the Lauriol Plaza valet parking situation can range from being a nuisance to being a safety hazard.  When traffic backs up and blocks the intersection, emergency vehicles cannot pass. Before the 18th Street reconstruction began in 2010, I hosted a meeting with Lauriol Plaza management, DDOT Public Space officials, and … Continue reading