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Extending the DC Streetcar from Union Station to Georgetown: “The study will evaluate the environmental and cultural effects of the proposed improvements”

by Prince Of Petworth May 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm 53 Comments

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From DC Streetcar:

“May 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Carnegie Library, 1st Floor
801 K St NW

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) along with The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invite the community to a public meeting Tuesday, May 17, 2016, to discuss an upcoming Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Union Station to Georgetown Streetcar Transportation Improvements.

Following the successful launch of the DC Streetcar on February 27, 2016, this EA process considers alternative approaches to extending the existing line from Union Station to Georgetown. The study will evaluate the environmental and cultural effects of the proposed improvements. The study is being conducted in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA), and will be released by DDOT, FHWA, and FTA in the winter of 2017.

TRANSIT:

Circulator: Union Station to Georgetown Line (Massachusetts and 7th Street Stop)

Metrorail: Gallery Place Station or Mt. Vernon Square Station

Metrobus: Visit wmata.com

For more information, please visit unionstationtogeorgetown.com. Getting to the Meetings Be sure to check out www.goDCgo.com to learn about transportation options for getting to the meeting.”

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