Wednesday, November 18, 2009

DDOT Director to Host Online Chat This Friday

First Live Discussion will Focus on Agency’s Overall Vision

(Washington, DC) -- District Department of Transportation (DDOT) Director Gabe Klein will take questions from an online audience during a live chat this Friday, November 20, 2009, at 12:30 pm. Director Klein will discuss DDOT’s overall vision and plans to improve the District’s transportation system.

Residents can join or follow the discussion at They may also submit questions in advance by email to As many questions as possible will be answered during the hour-long session.

Event Details:
Live Chat with DDOT Director Gabe Klein
When: Friday, November 20, 2009, 12:30-1:30 pm

This will be the first in a series of monthly online chats with Director Klein and DDOT staff. Subsequent discussions will focus on more specific topics including customer service, parking, snow removal, streetcars, trees, road and bridge construction, public space and bike and pedestrian initiatives.

The live chats will add another dimension to DDOT’s outreach efforts which have already expanded this year to include more interactive communications with District residents. In addition to the DDOT website,, the department has a facebook page and a twitter account,, to provide “know before you go” updates about traffic, construction projects, events and other transportation news. You can also “tweet” service requests to DDOT.

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