The Office of Planning and the District Department of Transportation, in coordination with the National Capitol Planning Commission (NCPC), will conduct an urban design and transportation study of North Capitol Street from Michigan Avenue to Hawaii Avenue, NE , and Irving Street/Michigan Avenue from First Street NW to their point of union, approximately one block east of North Capitol Street .
The purpose of the study is to:
1. Develop strategies to improve the gateway qualities of North Capitol Street by including civic spaces, memorials, and enhancing the public streetscapes.
2. Explore alternative intersection configurations for the cloverleaf at Irving and North Capitol Streets and automobile ramps at Michigan and Irving .
3. Develop recommendations for improving safety, connectivity and transportation operations.
The neighborhoods that are included in or are adjacent to this area are: McMillan Sand Filtration site, Washington Hospital Center, Armed Forces Retirement Home, Brookland, Petworth, Eckington, Parkview and Bloomingdale.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Catholic University of America
Great Room A
North Capitol Street Urban Design & Transportation Study
Public Meeting #1