On Your Street
Projects and Planning
DDOT has a very progressive Bicycle Program with some of the most innovative initiatives in the nation, including the first self-service bike parking program and the Bikestation at Union Station.
Bicycle parking is required in all buildings in the District that provide car parking.
Commercial vehicles parking and traveling within the District may be subject to special permitting and restrictions.
The District has several programs intended to ensure on-street parking is accessible to residents and visitors with disabilities.
The Park and Charge Pilot was launched in November 2010 to provide electric vehicle users the ability to charge up at public curbside parking spaces.
Parking enforcement is handled by the Department of Public Works. Adjudication of parking violations is handled by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
The District uses both single-space and multi-space parking meters and DDOT is aggressively working to introduce upgraded technology.
The District Department of Transportation manages approximately 17,000 metered parking spaces across the District of Columbia.
Pay by Phone allows residents, workers and visitors to use their mobile phones to pay for parking at all of the approximately 17,000 on-street metered spaces throughout the District of Columbia.
DDOT is using a method called performance-based parking to manage the on-street parking resources in pilot areas of the District.
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