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Let CSX Know What You Think About the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project — Today!

September 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill

The review process is well underway for the CSX project to increase the Virginia Avenue Tunnel’s single track tunnel to a vertical height that will allow the company to operate double-stack intermodal container freight trains. The construction in the 4,000 feet tunnel, estimated to last 3 to 5 years, will enable the railroad to expand its […]

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Have a Say on Pedestrian Safety at Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenue

May 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC, New Hill East

Do you walk or drive near the Potomac Avenue Metro Station? If so, you probably realize that this intersection is, to say the least, problematic. Thankfully, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is planning a series of public meetings on pedestrian safety for the Pennsylvania Avenue and Potomac Avenue intersection. It’s an opportunity for the […]

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Get Ready to moveDC

January 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Have you ever wanted to tell city staff what you think is important when it comes to modes of transportation?  Do you feel like more bike lanes would make commutes easier?  Are there tweaks to a bus route you think would be more logical than it currently is?  Is a crosswalk signal a few seconds […]

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All I Want for Christmas: Better Intersections (Near My House)

December 11th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is a great place for pedestrians. Most of the time. Those of us who are car-less, or in one-car families, and dependent on our feet, our bikes or our weighed-down strollers cross a lot of intersections to make it home safely. And a few of them in my neck of the woods are […]

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The 2012 Brickies

December 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast, H Street

On Friday, Councilmember Wells handed out the Brickies, otherwise known as the Livable Walkable Awards.  The awards recognize individuals, organizations, businesses and spaces that make Ward 6 a desirable environment for all manner of people and uses.  This is the first year that Ward 6 includes the Shaw neighborhood, so Wellslandia has crept further into […]

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