District Department of Transportation (DDOT) to Host Public Meeting for the Benning Road Streetcar Line Extension Feasibility Study

Community Stakeholders Are Encouraged to Attend and Provide Input on Streetcar Line Extension

 

08/29/2012

Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, September 6, to discuss a study it has initiated to explore the feasibility of extending the H Street/Benning Road streetcar line east of the Anacostia River, in northeast Washington, and solicit input from community stakeholders.

As part of the study, DDOT will look into how it may be able to link the H Street/Benning Road streetcar line to the Minnesota Avenue Metro Station or the Benning Road Metro Station.

At this meeting DDOT will provide an overview on the scope of the study and explain the technical work that will be performed as part of the study.

The meeting will be structured to allow for 30 minutes of materials review and individual discussion with team members prior to a 30-minute presentation. A one-hour question and answer session will follow the conclusion of the presentation and will offer an opportunity for participants to provide additional input.

WHAT:
Public Meeting for the H Street/Benning Road Streetcar Line Extension Feasibility Study

WHEN:
Thursday, September 6, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WHERE:
Department of Employment Services, Community Room
4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE

TRANSIT:
The meeting venue is adjacent to the Minnesota Avenue Metro Station and is accessible by Metrobus routes A31, U2, U4, U5, U6, U7, U8, V7, V8, X1, X2, X3, and X9.

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

For more information about the DC Streetcar, please visit www.dcstreetcar.com .

DDOT is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, or gender, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or on the basis of disability as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact the DC Streetcar management team at [email protected] or dial (855) 413-2954 in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.