District Department of Transportation (DDOT)

Washington, DC 20003


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Washington, DC 20003

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DDOT is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through more sustainable travel practices, safer streets and outstanding access to goods and services.

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WMATA and DDOT start 45-day minimum warning period for Clear Lanes program

Under the program, which aims to improve bus speed and reliability, cameras mounted on Metrobuses will capture video and photos of vehicles illegally operating, parking, standing...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE bus lanes

D.C. Mayor bolsters bus transit with new car-free lanes

July 13, 2020
The car free lanes are part of DDOT’s Bus Priority Program initiative to enhance bus speed and reliability across all eight wards.
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DDOT plans bus lane demonstration project on 14th Street NW

Feb. 24, 2020
The demonstration project is set to begin this summer and will include shared bus and bike lanes designated by red painted curb lanes and flex posts.
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Bicycle & Scooter Sharing

DDOT selects operators for 2020 dockless vehicle sharing program

Dec. 4, 2019
DDOT awarded permits to operate 10,000 scooters and 5,000 e-bikes for the 2020 calendar year.
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Bus lane pilot through downtown D.C. begins June 3

June 3, 2019
The pilot project will run through September 2019 and will test the impact of high-visibility, bus-only lanes along H and I Streets.
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Jeff Marootian Named DDOT Acting Director

Oct. 30, 2017
The District Department of Transportation has introduced its new Acting Director Jeff Marootian.

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WMATA will partner with the District of Columbia and DDOT on its Clear Lanes initiative, which will mount automated camera technology to Metrobuses to enforce bus stop zones and bus-only lanes. After camera installation and testing, the program is expected to roll out in late 2023.

WMATA, DDOT partner on Clear Lanes initiative to speed bus movement

April 18, 2023
The initiative will use automated camera technology to enforce bus-only lanes and is modeled after similar program in New York City and San Francisco.
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The DC Streetcar en route.

Light Rail Update

June 9, 2016
From streetcars to light rails, many cities across the nation took to introducing new services and extending successful ones.

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DDOT Introduces New Deputy Director, Chief of Staff

March 27, 2017
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has announced the appointment of Jeff Marootian as deputy director and Todd McIntyre as chief of staff.

DDOT Announces Multiple New Hires

July 8, 2016
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has named Emile Smith chief safety and security officer for DC Streetcar Operations. Smith is responsible for safety & security...

DDOT Selects VHB to Conduct Livability Study in Washington, D.C.

June 16, 2016
The goals of the study are to promote safe travel in the project area and to improve the transportation network for all modes of travel.

DDOT Announces Winners of Photo Contest

Jan. 7, 2016
The District Department of Transportation on Jan. 6, announced the winners of the DC Circulator’s 10th anniversary “RidePlayWin” photo challenge. The contest encouraged riders...
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DC: DDOT Reveals Details from RFI Responses to 22-Mile Priority Streetcar System

Nov. 8, 2012
Support of the overall concept and for a two-step Request for Qualifications (RFQ)/Request for Proposal (RFP) procurement process, as well as identification of project complexities...