(News Release: February 24, 2019)—

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host the first of three public meetings for the Parkside Access and Circulation Study on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Educare located at 640 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019, Washington, DC 20019.

The purpose of this project is to identify critical issues and challenges related to the overall transportation accessibility to and within the Parkside community. DDOT’s inherent goal is to leverage a highly efficient and balanced transportation infrastructure for the benefit of the community and surrounding areas. The project team is tasked with developing a multimodal transportation network plan that will improve the access and circulation needs of the Parkside Neighborhood.

At the first public meeting, DDOT will introduce the project, share data collected from existing resources and site surveys, and provide opportunities for participants to provide the study team with their ideas. During the first public meeting, DDOT will conduct a neighborhood walk with the members of the community to identify challenges, issues, and effective solutions in the Parkside study area.

The Parkside Access and Circulation Study limits are Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue to the north; Benning Road, NE to the south; Anacostia River to the west, and Minnesota Avenue to the east.

A map of the study area can be found on the project website https://ddot.dc.gov/page/parkside-study.

What: Parkside Access and Circulation Study - Public Meeting #1 and Community Walk

When: Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Short presentation begins at 11:00 p.m.)

Where: Educare, 640 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019

For more information about the study, please contact Gabe Onyeador, Project Manager, (202) 671-0590, Gabe.Onyeador@dc.gov or visit the study website at https://ddot.dc.gov/page/parkside-study.

Getting to the Meetings

The Palisades Neighborhood Library is accessible via the D6 Metro Bus. Be sure to check out www.goDCgo.com to learn about transportation options for getting to the workshops.

Can’t Make a Meeting?

Materials from this meeting will be made available on the study website at https://ddot.dc.gov/page/palisades-trolley-trail within 24 hours of meeting conclusion. You can also follow us on Facebook.com/DDOTDC and twitter @DDOTDC.

Do you need assistance to participate? If you need special accommodations, please contact Cesar Barreto at (202) 671-2829 or Cesar.Barreto@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. If you need language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact Karen Randolph at (202) 671-2620 or Karen.Randolph@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.

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