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AU Class of 2015 Graduates this Weekend

American University will hold graduation ceremonies this weekend, bringing an influx of proud friends and family to the neighborhood. The schools of Public Affairs and Communications, along with the College of Arts and Sciences will confer degrees on Saturday, May 9. Commencement ceremonies at the Kogod School of Business and the School of International Service will take place on Sunday,

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New Enforcement Camera Targets Fessenden Street

Drivers coming into the District of Columbia frequently turn off River Road onto Fessenden Street, cutting through the residential area to reach Wisconsin Avenue, Reno Road, or Connecticut Avenue  – often zipping through the local blocks with only a casual eye for pedestrians. Restrictions on rush hour turns have helped stem the flow of traffic at peak hours, but speeding remains a problem.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About 42nd St. Circles

The crunch of car tires on plastic, debris in the roadway, and the flimsy white plastic barriers that have come to characterize the mini-circles on 42nd Street may soon be a thing of the past. The District Department of Transportation is currently pursuing permits from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs to install permanent roundabouts at the intersections of 42nd and Warren streets.

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Photo Enforcement Grace Period Ends Saturday

Most drivers are aware of stationary speed and red light cameras among many District intersections and thoroughfares.  Some locals may even have received dreaded traffic tickets in the mail for exceeding the speed limit or driving through a red light. The Metropolitan Police Department’s Automated Traffic Enforcement program is designed to combat reckless and aggressive driving and make our streets

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Traffic Circles Only Speed Bump at Rapid Paced ANC-3E Meeting

At last Thursday’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 3E meeting, the hottest issue wasn’t even one of the six items on the agenda. For the most part, the November 14 meeting proceeded uncharacteristically with little debate among residents or commissioners, and wrapped up close to 9:00 p.m., clocking in at a remarkable 90 minutes or so – a welcome respite from

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