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Georgetown By the Numbers: Transportation

A while ago, GM wrote about the car situation in Georgetown and argued that a small amount of residents were having an outsized impact on the supply of cars in the neighborhood. In writing this article, GM relied on the census data from 2000. Now that the American Community Survey five-year estimates are out, GM can circle back and see whether the stats he relied on are still holding up.

So without further ado, here’s how Georgetown gets around:

Car Ownership

When GM first looked into this, GM found a surprising amount of households in Georgetown without any cars. That number has increased.

Here are the numbers from 2000:

  • Total Households without any car: 20%
  • Total Households with just one car: 57%
  • Total Households with two or more cars: 23%

Here are what the ACS was the average from 2005-2009:

  • Total Households without any car: 22%
  • Total Households with just one car: 50%
  • Total Households with two or more cars: 28% Continue reading
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The Morning Metropolitan

Canal by Alykat.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • Pantless man exposes himself near the university.
  • DC UrbanMud takes a look at the O and P St. rehab that’s soon to be underway.

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The Morning Metropolitan

Waterfront by Mr. T in DC.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • Thomas Jefferson St. to close for a year starting July 28th.
  • That’s pretty much it. Happy slow news Thursday!

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The Morning Metropolitan

Montrose Park by SteadyAlberta.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • GM couldn’t make it to the GU 10 Year Plan meeting on transportation. Some student reporters did. So did CAG. Needless to say, they saw things a bit differently.
  • Former Councilmember Harold BrazilĀ is suing the Georgetown tattoo parlor where he got into a fight last October. Brazil has already been convicted for assault as a result of the incident.

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The Morning Metropolitan

North Face by Jason Pier.

Good morning Georgetown and happy Veterans Day, here’s the latest:

  • As announced at last week’s ANC meeting, stop signs have replaced the traffic lights on P at 28th and 30th.
  • Speaking of transportation, DDOT exploring new technologies for parking meters, which could eventually play a big role in any future parking overhaul for Georgetown.

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