The 5pm Post – H Street/Benning Road Streetcar Line Quarterly Update Meeting

by Prince Of Petworth March 27, 2012 at 5:00 pm 1,022 17 Comments

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From DDOT:

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the next quarterly update meeting for the H Street/Benning Road Streetcar line is planned for Thursday, April 12.

At this meeting, DDOT will provide an update on the status of the 2.5 mile streetcar line that is scheduled to be fully operational along the H Street/Benning Road corridor in summer 2013. The update will include information about the design-build contract and details on the historic and cultural resources evaluation along the corridor.

DDOT will also be presenting and soliciting public input on the conceptual site plans under consideration for the Car Barn and Training Center (CBTC). The CBTC will be located at the eastern end of the streetcar corridor on the northwest corner of 26th Street NE and Benning Road NE. The conceptual plans to connect the streetcar to Union Station at the western end will also be presented.

Ward 5, 6 and 7 residents, as well as other interested stakeholders, are encouraged to attend this meeting to hear about the latest updates on the H Street/Benning Rd streetcar line, provide input and ask questions.

The information materials that will be presented at this meeting will also be made available online at dcstreetcar.com after the meeting takes place.

What: H Street/Benning Road Streetcar Line Quarterly Update Meeting

When: Thursday, April 12, 2012
6:30 pm – 8 pm

Where: Spingarn High School—Cafeteria
2500 Benning Road, NE

For more information about this meeting please contact the DC Streetcar management team at [email protected] or dial 855-413-2954.


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