“The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4B will hold a joint meeting on the preliminary design of the Metropolitan Branch Trail from Brookland to Takoma Park on Saturday, March 21 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the 4th District Police Headquarters, 6001 Georgia Avenue, NW.
Representatives from DDOT will present the trail alignment and solicit feedback from the general public.
The Metropolitan Branch Trail is an eight-mile, paved bicycle and pedestrian trail from Union Station in Ward 6 to Silver Spring, Md. The portion between Union Station and Brookland in Ward 5 is very popular averaging more than 500 users a day. Design is underway for the section that’s north of Brookland. This new section is proposed to run along the railroad tracks from Bates Road to the Ft. Totten Metro station, then along First Place, Riggs Road, First Street, all in Northeast, and Blair Road, NW.
More information is available at www.metbranchtrail.com.
Comments on the preliminary design, as well as requests for more information should be directed to Jim Sebastian at [email protected]
The event information is as follows:
What: Metropolitan Branch Trail Open House
When: Saturday, March 21, 2015
1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Metropolitan Police Department
6001 Georgia Avenue (at Peabody)”