Kishan Gets Three New Affordable Early Childhood Education Programs Opened, Pushes for More

Starting yesterday morning, dozens of families were able to enroll their children into 3 new affordable child-care cooperative programs that I worked very hard over the last year to open up.  I went to one and met Hanna Lee, a young working mother, who said, “This is such a great idea – it’s very affordable,” [...]

Stead Park Groundbreaking

District Source: Stead Park Groundbreaking Celebrates Community Effort:  “Our community’s families have been looking forward to this day for a long time,” said Kishan Putta, a local ANC Commissioner who is running for an at-large seat on the District Council.  Putta said the park improvements is an example of the District embracing the families who want [...]

Washington Post: Metro Plans Longer Buses

Washington Post: Metro plans longer buses – “We have pushed and pushed for months and finally Metro agreed to put in longer buses,” said Kishan Putta, a member of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission for Dupont Circle and an advocate for a dedicated bus lane on 16th Street and better bus service overall.  Putta, who is seeking an at-large [...]

Affordable Child Care Cooperative for DC Parents

7.10.2014 – Greater Greater Washington – DC’s Cooperative Play Programs for Toddlers Can’t Keep Up With Parent Demand – Kishan Putta, a member of the Dupont Circle ANC, says that he started pushing for an expansion of the program after hearing repeatedly from parents that they didn’t have enough affordable child-care options…  He originally asked DPR to open one additional [...]

DDOT: Move Faster On 16th Street Bus Lane Study

WAMU National Public Radio – DDOT: Move Faster On 16th Street Bus Lane Study – “Dupont Circle ANC commissioner Kishan Putta has been lobbying public officials, including Councilmember Bowser, for months to pressure DDOT to act with greater urgency.  ‘Please, DDOT, show the public you are actually moving on this,’ Putta said… Metro has already added more buses to [...]

Proposal for Dedicated Bus Lane on 16th Street

Washington Post: Proposal For Dedicated Bus Lane On 16th Street:  Click HERE for Photo Caption, “Commissioner Kishan Putta collects signatures from bus riders for separate bus lane on 16th Street at bus stop near U Street…”  “Unless you address the congestion problem that the buses are facing, nothing is going to change,” said Kishan Putta