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Streetcar for Georgia Avenue? And Lots More at DDOT Public Meetings for the North-South Corridor Planning Study

by Prince Of Petworth February 6, 2014 at 3:15 pm 55 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr. T in DC

From DDOT:

“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 14th Street on the west to approximately one-quarter mile east of Georgia Avenue.

Your involvement and feedback is essential to helping DDOT and other partnering entities plan, build and operate the best streetcar system possible. We look forward to seeing you there!

South
(Buzzard Point to Downtown)
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

From 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm
(Presentation at 4pm and 7pm)
DCRA- 2nd Floor Community Room
1100 4th St SW
Central
(Downtown to Petworth)
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

From 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm
(Presentation at 4pm and 7pm)
Banneker Recreation Center
2500 Georgia Ave NW
North
(Petworth to Silver Spring/ Takoma Park)
Thursday, February 20, 2014
From 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm
(Presentation at 4pm and 7pm)
Emery Recreation Center
5701 Georgia Ave NW
Business
(Entire Study Area)
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

From 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G St NW

For more information and project updates please visit here.

Public Meeting #1 Summary is now available online!

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