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DC Council voted unanimously for police reform legislation. Now what?

Jun. 11, 2020 5:55 pm

DC Council voted unanimously for police reform legislation. Now what?

The emergency police reform bill includes a ban on the use of chemical irritants or rubber bullets by law enforcement during peaceful protests and speeds up release of police body cam footage after shootings.
How activist group Freedom Fighters DC mobilized using social media

Jun. 9, 2020 6:05 pm

How activist group Freedom Fighters DC mobilized using social media

What started as a small GroupMe chat of folks who replied to a tweet less than two weeks ago transformed into a highly recognized group organizing thousand-person marches.
Here’s everything you need to know about Trump’s photo-op lawsuit

Jun. 8, 2020 5:03 pm

Here’s everything you need to know about Trump’s photo-op lawsuit

President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr are being sued by the ACLU and other groups on behalf of Black Lives Matter DC after the violent treatment of protesters on June 1.
I’ve been on the frontlines. How have you been doing your part?

Jun. 2, 2020 6:48 pm

I’ve been on the frontlines. How have you been doing your part?

We're experiencing civil unrest due to the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. I've spent the last three days and nights out at protests in D.C. Here's my experience.
How the COVID-19 virus is affecting the DC tech community

Mar. 10, 2020 3:08 pm

How the COVID-19 virus is affecting the DC tech community

After a few conference cancellations — including WeDC House's travel to SXSW and the national Code for America Summit — event organizers are scrambling to make alternative plans.
DHS picks Rockville-based company to develop sensor tech to combat wildfires

Feb. 12, 2020 1:50 pm

DHS picks Rockville-based company to develop sensor tech to combat wildfires

Over the next six months, four selected partners — including one from the DMV region — will work on prototype development for new technology to be used in the fight against wildfires that specifically impact urban areas.
DDOT is extending its pilot program for mopeds through September

Jan. 16, 2020 11:15 am

DDOT is extending its pilot program for mopeds through September

Moped operators granted a permit for the second phase of the pilot program will be able to operate up to 600 mopeds each in D.C. from March 1 through Sept. 30.
Four dockless escooter operators are getting booted from DC in 2020

Dec. 5, 2019 1:52 pm

Four dockless escooter operators are getting booted from DC in 2020

The District Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that it is renewing permits for five escooter and ebike companies to operate in the District next year. Bird, Lime, Razor and Bolt are not among them.
Lyft launched a City Works DC Advisory Council

Nov. 22, 2019 3:02 pm

Lyft launched a City Works DC Advisory Council

The 15-member council will bring together community leaders "to help make D.C.'s city life better, more inclusive, more equitable and more sustainable."
This new tool aims to help policymakers combat climate risk in coastal cities

Nov. 13, 2019 8:07 am

This new tool aims to help policymakers combat climate risk in coastal cities

The Stimson Center in D.C. developed the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index, which uses empirical and expert survey data to measure ecological, financial and political risk.

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