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New Automated Speed Enforcement Locations Deployed Citywide

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The Metropolitan Police Department announced today the deployment of new automated speed enforcement locations beginning on or after August 1, 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 August 1, 2012, when violators will begin receiving warning citations.  On Monday September 3, 2012, MPD will begin issuing live moving citations to violators.  The new photo enforcement locations are as follows:  Location Speed Limit 200 block 17th St NE south bound 25 mph 1800 block Harvard St NW northwest bound 25 mph 1700 block North Portal Dr. NW southwest bound 25 mph 700 block Franklin St NE west bound 25 mph 1400 block New York Ave NE northeast bound 35 mph 3700 block Massachusetts Ave SE southeast bound 25 mph 4300 block Texas Ave SE south bound 25 mph 4800 block Texas Ave SE north bound 25 mph DC295 0.4 miles south of Burroughs Ave NE south bound 45 mph 2200 block K Street NW west bound 25 mph 400 block Riggs Road NE north bound 25 mph  For more information about automated traffic enforcement in the District of Columbia, go to