A D.C. resident shovels his car out of the snow.

A D.C. resident shovels his car out of the snow.

People throughout the Washington region are still digging out from underneath a massive snowstorm that hit the area this past weekend. But when it comes to shoveling snow, people have to account for both moral and legal responsibilities. Laws in localities throughout the region require people to shovel sidewalks adjacent to homes and businesses within a certain time frame. We talk with a local D.C. lawmaker who’s out to make sure the District’s laws are actually enforced.


  • Mary Cheh Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 3); Chair, Committee on Transportation and the Environment
  • Ben Freed Staff Writer, Washingtonian

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