Morning Rundown

by Daniel Levitt July 15, 2015 at 9:10 am 0

NoMa sculpture

One-Year ‘Fine-versary’ for D.C. Streetcar — The D.C. Department of Public Works has given 1,064 tickets and collected $106,400 in fines since the agency began ticketing vehicles blocking the streetcar on H Street and Bennning Road NE on July 14, 2014. [DCist]

Navy Yard Oyster Bar Appears to Pull Out of Lease  — Navy Yard Oyster Co.’s arrival to Near Southeast seems to be no more. The wine and oyster bar has appeared to pull out of its lease for a property in the neighborhood, according to Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District president Michael Stevens. [Washington City Paper]

Graphing Income Among Metro Riders — A new collection of data by the Social Computing Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology maps out the household incomes of Metro riders. Eastern Market Metro station users are among the riders with the highest median incomes along the Blue Line. [GreaterGreaterWashington]

DDOT Public Safety Event Coming to H Street NE — Representatives of the District Department of Transportation are slated to be at 8th and H streets NE from 3:30 to 6 p.m. to kick off a series of public safety events. The events are part of “Vision Zero,” an initiative to “eliminate all deaths and serious injuries to users of the District’s transportation system by 2024,” according to DDOT. [The Hill is Home]


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