Captain David Sledge, in charge of traffic enforcement for the Second District, and his five traffic officers will continue to do traffic enforcement on Connecticut and Wisconsin Avenues. I met one who is out there every day: Officer Danellia Santos. We also have our own local PSA 203 officer, Timothy Cragette. He is committed to doing traffic enforcement with Lt. Victor Braschnewitz, in charge of our PSA, supporting him 100%. They mean business. Here are some tips for obeying the law that we at times forget:
Also, get rid of those electronic devices while walking or driving. Your attention needs to be on the street.
Iona’s Sidewalk Advocates are planning to do a sidewalk gap inventory for Ward 3, develop criteria for prioritizing the list, and present it to Councilmember Mary Cheh and DDOT Director Terry Bellamy. In addition, after they will be proposing procedures that fall under one or more of these three classifications:
1) Filling gaps along with road construction
2) Filling gaps in priority areas which are close to schools, recreations areas, transit, or present a safety hazard
3) Filling gaps that a block requests
Please let us know of a gap and which of these three classifications it fits.
Now let’s get walking! It is, after all, where President Bartlett gets all his best ideas.