D.C. Tests System That Allows Delivery Drivers To Reserve Space At The Curb (8-2-19)

The District and other cities are focusing more on curbside management as demand for space at the curb has soared. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Delivery drivers jockeying for parking on D.C. streets can now reserve curb space in advance — part of the city’s attempts to discourage double-parked vehicles that block traffic, bike lanes and crosswalks.

A 12-week pilot project launched Thursday allows delivery drivers, including those in private vehicles, to reserve curb space in nine areas of the city via the website curbFlow. Motorists may reserve space up to 30 minutes in advance and remain as long as they are actively loading or unloading, a curbFlow spokeswoman said.

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