2nd Phase of Public Meetings for the North-South Corridor Planning Begin Today

North South study second phaseDDOT’s second series of public meetings related to their North-South Corridor Planning Study begins today. The meeting for our area will be at Banneker Recreation Center tomorrow, with presentations at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is in the middle of a planning study to examine opportunities for public transportation improvements in the North-South corridor through DC. Over the next year, DDOT will be working in collaboration with the community, area businesses, government agencies, and other stakeholders to identify and evaluate above-ground, high quality transit service.

The study area is focused on a 9-mile, North-South corridor that connects the Takoma/Silver Spring area to the Buzzard Point/Southwest Waterfront area. The study area extends east to west from about 16th Street on the west to approximately one-quarter mile east of Georgia Avenue.

Meetings will be open house style with two opportunities for residents to hear an overview presentation. Each meeting will cover the same information, so feel free to attend any of the meetings that fit into your schedule.

The scheduled meeting locations and times are:

SOUTH
Tuesday, February 18, 2014; 3:30pm-8:00pm. Presentation at 4:00pm and 7:00pm
DCRA- 2nd Floor Community Room – 1100 4th St SW

CENTRAL
Wednesday, February 19, 2014; 3:30pm-8:00pm. Presentation at 4:00pm and 7:00pm
Banneker Recreation Center – 2500 Georgia Ave NW

NORTH
Thursday, February 20, 2014; 3:30pm-8:00pm. Presentation at 4:00pm and 7:00pm
Emery Recreation Center – 5701 Georgia Ave NW

BUSINESS
Wednesday, February 19, 2014; 10:00am-12:00pm.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library- 901 G St NW

Click here for a recap of Public Meeting Series #1.

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One Comment on “2nd Phase of Public Meetings for the North-South Corridor Planning Begin Today”

  1. mbk Says:

    I just attended the afternoon session of this meeting today. Very informative. They have a station where you can suggest potential streetcar stops as well which is helpful. I would encourage Park View folks to attend any of these meetings if possible. All of the material is the same at each meeting. If we want to see the streetcar on GA Ave (as opposed to some of the alternatives which would do little to support Park View businesses) then we need to make sure we are heard. And please suggest a stop in Park View proper. Not at the metro station or north (which is what I saw today).


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