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Empty streets and unused meters: Arlington County loses millions in parking meter revenue

Roads with metered parking in Arlington County have become less valuable revenue sources for county funds after the COVID-19 pandemic halted the number of cars parking on streets.

D.C. falls behind in sidewalk repairs, frustrating residents

The District Department of Transportation has failed to complete as many sidewalk repairs as the year before, leaving some taxpayers to wonder why their hard-earned money isn’t being used to address their...

Frustrated drivers blame confusing parking signs for mass ticketing and towing on a popular Southwest D.C. street

Maine Avenue SW, across the street from District Wharf, is the third most towed street in all of Washington, D.C. Drivers say it's because the parking signs are confusing.

Elevator inspections fall behind in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Elevator inspection records revealed flaws in the system, including a drop in inspections and safety checks during the pandemic.

After nationwide rise in fatal drug overdoses, District updates residents on preventative methods

Hundreds of people died of opioid overdoses in D.C. in 2020. Advocates and officials hope to continue providing support with treatment and check-ins afterward.

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