Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Meeting Tonight on Extending the Streetcar Line to Georgetown
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT), along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will hold a public meeting tonight to provide an update on the Union Station to Georgetown (USGT) Streetcar Environmental Assessment (EA) and to discuss potential storage and maintenance sites that have been identified for the new USGT streetcar vehicles.
What: Union Station to Georgetown Streetcar Transportation Improvements Environmental Assessment Public Meeting
When: Wednesday, January 24 (6 pm - 8 pm)
Where: Department of Employment Services (DOES) at 4058 Minnesota Avenue NE,
The EA considers alternative approaches to extending the existing streetcar line from Union Station to Georgetown and will evaluate the environmental and cultural effects of the proposed improvements. The meetings will review updates on the alternatives and technical analysis conducted since November 2016, as well as provide information on potential storage and maintenance sites. The USGT EA is being prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
The project website is unionstationtogeorgetown.com