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National Building Museum to close December 2 for months of repairs

The museum expects to reopen next spring.

Apple Maps app now displays Metro service in real time

Open data expands for the transit agency.

New digital trail highlights D.C.’s African-American civil rights history

The project has 100 sites, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Library and Barry Farm

Two-year reconstruction of Oregon Avenue NW will launch soon

The project is expected to cost around $23 million.

Popular listing services agree to combat online housing discrimination in D.C.

Apartments.com and Zillow aim to help protect Section 8 participants.

Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run on H Street NE

In fleeing, the striking driver hit a D.C. Circulator bus and a parked car.

New D.C. bill would induce reckless drivers to take remedial driving courses

After a certain number of high-risk violations, their vehicles would be impounded.

City fast-tracks $47M housing contract with limited public input

Well-connected developers are set to receive funds for providing affordable units.

Designated curbside space for deliveries and taxis reduces double parking and U-turns: study

Such incidents fell 64 percent near special zones during a recent D.C. pilot program.

Union Station in D.C.: The ultimate guide

Where to eat, where to shop, and what to know about the history behind it all

Metro finishes $176M escalator replacement project after eight years

Outdoor canopies are still planned for some station entrances.

D.C. empowers bike lane enforcement officers to issue photo tickets to drivers

The city is also deploying 26 new officers to keep bike lanes clear of cars.

D.C. offers new financial assistance for replacing lead pipes

Residents can apply to recover at least 50 percent of their costs.

270 traffic signals in Northwest now give pedestrians and cyclists more time to cross

"Leading pedestrian intervals" are becoming more common in the city.

Median home sales price in the D.C. area sees October record

Overall inventory was also at its lowest level in a decade.

Two people die from separate car crashes east of the Anacostia River

D.C. has recorded more than 20 traffic deaths this year.

Downtown dedicated bus lanes will be made permanent next week

The city is also expanding the hours that the lanes will be in effect.

City solicits micromobility companies for 2020 permits

Under new rules, D.C. will allow for up to 20,000 dockless vehicles.

McMillan site may soon see some demolition required for redevelopment

City documents specify "selective demolition of underground cell structures."

Planet Word museum to open downtown next spring

D.C.’s first-ever language arts museum will operate in the Franklin School building.

Community leaders to discuss the future of Georgia Avenue NW

They’re launching an "Equitable Development Project" for the avenue’s lower part.

Rock Creek Park seeks new signage with National Park Service grant

The $225,000 grant must be matched with private funds.

Over 75K D.C. streetlights could be changed to incorporate LED technology

Two public meetings on the project are scheduled for this week.

D.C. lawmaker says overnight scooter ban will be nixed in pending bill

Proposed scooter regulations are making their way through the legislative process.

Metro fares and service would increase under new budget proposal

Base rail fares would rise 10 cents during peak times and trains would run later.

New hiking trail to open east of the Anacostia River this weekend

The Pope Branch Trail is the first unpaved trail managed by the city.

D.C. could extend rent control through 2030

New legislation would ensure the program doesn’t lapse at the end of next year.

Howard University considers redeveloping its longtime hospital

The hospital could be moved to another location on the school’s campus.

What to know for the Washington Nationals victory parade Saturday

They won the fight! Now it’s time to party

Arlington Memorial Bridge closure postponed until mid-November

People won’t be able to use the bridge for an entire weekend.

Jefferson Memorial to receive additional renovations thanks to $10M donation

The updates will include new sidewalks, bathrooms, and an underground museum.

Officials to present design concepts for Georgetown C&O Canal rehabilitation

A public meeting on a required environmental review is set for November 7.

Voting by mail could come to D.C. under new bill

The District would join other U.S. jurisdictions in permitting the practice

Go-go is poised to become D.C.’s official music

Unanimously supported legislation would give the genre that status

New downtown foundation to support work on parks, homelessness, and events

The foundation is backed by a variety of local businesses.

National Park Service scraps proposal to charge fees for D.C. protests

The rules would have increased barriers to demonstrating along the National Mall.

Long-running High Heel Race returns to Dupont Circle tomorrow

The beloved drag race will close 17th Street NW to cars for several hours.

D.C. teenager dies in hit-and-run crash on East Capitol Street

Police have arrested the driver who allegedly struck the teenager.

Trump Org may sell D.C. hotel

"People are objecting to us making so much money."