[MPD-5D] Speed Bumps on 2nd St NE (between V & T Sts)
- There are new speed humps on Islamic Way NW on the edge of Ward 5. (NFI)
So it can be done. Keep trying.
Matt Ashburn wrote:
> We contacted DDOT and DPW to get them installed on my street.
> Depending on the time of year, the process can take a few months to a
> year, and involves getting signatures from your neighbors in support
> of the speed bump installation. DDOT's website is
> http://www.ddot.dc.gov <http://www.ddot.dc.gov>
> Good luck getting a reply from Harry Thomas' office; I've heard
> he/they aren't very responsive from others before.
> > From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com <mailto:MPD-5D%40yahoogroups.com>
> [mailto:MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com <mailto:MPD-5D%40yahoogroups.com>] On
> Behalf Of
> > tmanago538
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 2:34 PM
> > To: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com <mailto:MPD-5D%40yahoogroups.com>
> > Subject: [MPD-5D] Speed Bumps on 2nd St NE (between V & T Sts)
> > Commander Greene-
> > We live on 2nd Street NE (right in the middle of a violent crime
> > area of focus) in Eckington and I have two small children (ages 3
> > and 1). My family has a history in this neighborhood and the
> > traffic on 2nd Street is and always has been equal to a drag racing
> > zone. As the crime in our neighborhood has significantly increased
> > so have the number of police chases on our one-way street (in the
> > wrong direction). While I realize 2nd Street is one of the only
> > semi-direct routes from RI Ave to Florida Ave, and several emergency
> > vehicles travel this street, it is still a residential area where
> > plenty of children play and ride bikes.
> > What can we do to get speed bumps on 2nd Street? Speed bumps were
> > recently added to T St between 2nd St and Lincoln Rd because of the
> > school zone and the excessive speeding on that street during school
> > hours. My fear is that someone on our street will be the victim of
> > a speeding car or police vehicle in pursuit if something isn't done
> > to slow the traffic on 2nd Street.
> > I've sent requests to Vincent Orange (prior to the last election)
> > and Harry Thomas, Jr to no avail. I have not gotten a response from
> > Mt. Thomas' office and I was advised to start there.
> > Any assistance from your office would be greatly appreciated.
> > Regards,
> > Terry Manago