Thursday, August 11, 2016

DDOT Press Release: DDOT Expands Rush Hour Parking Restrictions for SafeTrack Surge #7 -- including North Capitol Street and Rhode Island Avenue

From: DC Government [mailto:dcdocs@dc.gov]
Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2016 3:21 PM
Subject: DDOT Press Release: DDOT Expands Rush Hour Parking Restrictions for SafeTrack Surge #7


media advisory
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Media Contacts
Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, terry.owens@dc.gov
Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, michelle.phipps-evans@dc.gov 

DDOT Expands Rush Hour Parking Restrictions for SafeTrack Surge #7

(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) advises residents, commuters, and visitors to the District of Columbia to be aware of WMATA's SafeTrack Safety Surge #7.  The current repair work on Metrorail's Red line runs through Sunday, August 18. Trains will continuously single track between Shady Grove and Twinbrook stations in Maryland. DDOT has expanded morning and evening rush hour parking restrictions to mitigate traffic impacts along the following corridors for Surge #7:

DDOT Traffic Mitigation

Extended morning and evening rush-hour parking restrictions have been expanded to include the following corridors: 
  • 1000-5700 Connecticut Avenue NW
  • 1600-5100 Massachusetts Avenue NW
  • 1000-5400 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Rush hour parking restrictions from previous surges will remain in effect on the following corridors for the duration of SafeTrack: 
  • 1900 – 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Washington Circle NW
  • 2900 – 3400 M Street NW
  • 1100 – 1800 H Street NW
  • 1100 – 2000 H Street NW
  • 1000 K Street NW
  • 1100 – 2000 I Street NW
  • 800 11th Street NW
  • 800 – 900 13th Street NW
  • 800 – 900 14th Street
  • 800 – 900 15th Street NW
  • 800 Vermont Avenue NW
  • 800 – 900 16th Street NW
  • 800 Connecticut Avenue NW
  • 800 – 900 17th Street NW
  • 800 – 900 18th Street NW
  • 800 – 900 19th Street NW
  • 800 – 900 20th Street NW
  • 900 21st Street NW
  • 3900 – 4500 Benning Road SE
  • 1500 – 2100 Benning Road NE
  • 1000 – 1300 Florida Avenue NE
  • New York Avenue NW between 7th Street NW and North Capitol Street
  • 600 – 1600 North Capitol Street NE and NW
  • 1500 – 3100 Rhode Island Avenue NE to NW
  • 1500 – 3000 North Capitol Street NE/NW
  • 1000 – 8000 16th Street NW
  • 800 – 900 13th Street NW (East Side Only)

Expanded rush hour parking restrictions: 7 am-10 am and 4 pm-7 pm

Traffic Management:
  • Enhanced real-time retiming of traffic signals
  • Traffic control officers deployed at key intersections
  • Roadway Operations Patrols during rush hours
  • Additional staging areas for Metro buses 
Capital Bikeshare
  • $2 single-trip fares
DDOT will continue to use all of its resources to alleviate traffic impacts during SafeTrack. For more information on the District’s response to SafeTrack and to learn about alternative transit options, visit safetrack.godcgo.com

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