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Special highlight by D.C. Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency Want to receive alerts about traffic, public safety or widespread power and water utility outages in Southwest right to your email or phone? With AlertDC, you can!  AlertDC is D.C.’s official communication system. It allows users to sign up for […]

Computer-for-Kids holds Graduation Ceremony

The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA YATF) held its Computer-for-Kids (CFK) Computer Training Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 26, for the latest three students to complete the training program. The graduation’s theme, “Using Technology to Enable New Learning Experiences and Empower Educational Effectiveness,” allowed the guest speakers […]

SWBID Debuts New Dashboard

On Jan. 29 at Arena Stage, the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) debuted the SW Dashboard.  Accessible online at, the new project aims to provide key data in one place. Covering topics from demographics to transportation, this project will allow for better understanding of who lives, works and plays […]

Mandarin’s new FanMObile makes SW Transportation a Breeze

Rolling into Southwest’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel is a fun new form of transportation for hotel guests, the FanMObile. The six-seat electric vehicle quickly and whimsically transports guests from the hotel to destinations at the Wharf and the Southwest waterfront. Designed exclusively for the hotel—and the first and only electric hotel shuttle in the […]