DC Newest Speed Cameras: Slow Down and Save a Life!

The Metropolitan Police Department announced today the deployment of new automated speed enforcement locations beginning on or after May 7, 2012.

The deployment locations for the Photo Enforcement Units will continue to be at sites with the highest number of crashes and injuries, calls for police service, and high speed volume. MPD also considered recommendations or requests from the Department of Transportation, Advisory Neighborhood Commissions and civic or citizen associations.

The 30-day educational phase will commence on May 7, 2012, when violators will begin receiving warning citations.  On June 6, 2012, MPD will begin issuing live moving citations to violators.  The new photo enforcement locations are as follows:

Location

Speed Limit

Southwest Frwy SW @ Exit 4 westbound 40mph
I395 SW after Exit 4 eastbound 40mph
400 blk 14th St SW northbound 35mph
200 blk 17th St NE southbound 25mph
800 blk Maine Ave SW northwestbound 25mph
1300 blk 4th St SW southbound 25mph
9th St Tunnel NW southbound 35mph
3000 blk Foxhall Rd NW southbound 25mph
1800 blk Harvard St NW northwestbound 25mph
7600 blk Georgia Ave NW southbound 30mph
4800 blk Georgia Ave NW southbound 30mph
1700 blk North Portal Dr NW southwestbound 25mph
2800 blk Bladensburg Rd NE southwestbound 30mph
3100 blk Bladensburg Rd NE northeastbound 30mph
2200 blk South Dakota Ave NE southeastbound 25mph
S. Dakota Ave NE westbound prior to V St 25mph
700 blk Franklin St NE westbound 25mph
1400 blk New York Ave NE northeastbound 35mph
1500 blk West Virginia Ave NE northeastbound 25mph
2000 blk West Virginia Ave NE southwestbound 25mph
3100 blk Minnesota Ave SE southwestbound 25mph
3000 blk Minnesota Ave SE northeastbound 25mph
3700 blk Massachusetts Ave SE southeastbound 25mph
3900 blk Pennsylvania Ave SE southeastbound 30mph
4300 blk Texas Ave SE southbound 25mph
4800 blk Texas Ave SE northbound 25mph
5000 blk Sheriff Rd NE westbound 30mph

For more information about automated traffic enforcement in the District of Columbia, go to http://mpdc.dc.gov/automatedenforcement

One thought on “DC Newest Speed Cameras: Slow Down and Save a Life!

  1. “MPD also considered recommendations or requests from the Department of Transportation, Advisory Neighborhood Commissions and civic or citizen associations.”

    These devices would improve the pedestrian experience along Benning Road by calming interstate thru-traffic, and will be needed even more once the streetcar system comes online and there are more pedestrian crossings to access the platform stops. By
    calming motor vehicle traffic, I believe such devices would also promote retail shops in the area by improving their visual exposure to motorists, and creating safer traffic conditions for parallel parking of cars, and safer turns to and from cross streets.

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