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Re: District of Columbia
« Reply #925 on: April 04, 2019, 01:21:33 PM »

The District has an effort underway to clean up erroneous and confusing signs and they’re asking people to tweet them in using hashtag #GoodSignDC through April 15. I’ve sent in the two below but will refrain from sending in some of our remaining favorites like the I-95 sign under the L’Enfant Promenade.



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Re: District of Columbia
« Reply #926 on: April 25, 2019, 08:15:02 PM »

Major changes to K Street downtown coming:

https://wtop.com/dc/2019/04/dcs-mayor-wants-big-changes-on-k-street/slide/1/

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The biggest change would be the creation of a dedicated bus way in the middle of the road. Taking the two existing far left lanes right down the middle, the bus lanes would allow buses to move down K Street between 12th and Washington Circle without the constraints the current turn lanes impose.
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Re: District of Columbia
« Reply #927 on: April 25, 2019, 10:51:04 PM »

Seems like a solid plan. If it proves popular, they might even make the case for an extension of the streetcar! The current layout of K Street continues to confuse me. I'm sure I've made more than a few illegal turns in my time. Something to simplify things would be nice.

Knowing DC drivers, my two questions are as follows:

1) how will they stop drivers from driving down the busway?
2) how will they stop drivers from turning left against a red arrow? Assuming the buses go with through traffic.
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Re: District of Columbia
« Reply #928 on: May 18, 2019, 12:23:27 PM »

How about reinstalling US route trailblazers so people know where the three US routes run.
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Re: District of Columbia
« Reply #929 on: May 18, 2019, 05:21:49 PM »

How about reinstalling US route trailblazers so people know where the three US routes run.
Not always sure even DC knows where they run!

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Re: District of Columbia
« Reply #930 on: May 18, 2019, 05:59:52 PM »

How about reinstalling US route trailblazers so people know where the three US routes run.
Not always sure even DC knows where they run!

They probably don’t:

Northbound on New Hampshire Avenue NW in DC between 20 Street and Dupont Circle. This isn't on Street View yet. Picture taken this afternoon.


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Re: District of Columbia
« Reply #931 on: May 18, 2019, 06:00:52 PM »

29 is properly signed (and newer signs than what Hoo just posted).  Though signs for the southbound turn from 7th to Rhode Island can be confusing due to the proximity of R Street.
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