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Information Display Booth will be at the Potomac Avenue Metro Station on November 6

Friday, October 31, 2014
Residents can learn more about the Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenues Intersection Pedestrian Improvement Project

Media Contacts

Reggie Sanders, (202) 671-5124, Reggie.Sanders@dc.gov
Michelle Phipps-Evans, (202) 497-0124, michelle.phipps-evans@dc.gov

(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host an information display booth for the Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenues, SE, Intersection Pedestrian Improvement Project on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at the Potomac Avenue Metro Station at 700 14th Street, SE. The public can learn more about, and comment on the updated design concepts proposed to improve pedestrian safety at this intersection.

This transportation project focuses on pedestrian safety and open space improvements for residents and multimodal transit users at this important and highly traveled intersection. The project is one in a series of transportation, environmental, economic, community, and recreation projects included in the larger Anacostia Waterfront Initiative (AWI) Program. From the Tidal Basin to the city’s northeast border with Maryland, the 30-year, $10 billion AWI Program is transforming the shores of the Anacostia River into a world-class waterfront.

For more information, to follow the progress of the project, or to join the email distribution list for the project, please visit www.anacostiawaterfront.org/Penn-Potomac or send an email to pennpotomac@prrbiz.com. To join the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative Program community contact list or to ask questions, please email ddot.awi@dc.gov or call (202) 741-8528.

What:                   Information Display Booth for the Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenues, SE, Intersection Pedestrian Improvement Project
 
When:                   Thursday, November 6, 2014
                               3 pm to 5 pm
 
Where:                 Potomac Avenue Metro Station
                              700 14th Street, SE
                              Washington, DC 20003
                              The display booth will be located outside, near the metro station escalators.
 
IN CASE OF RAIN

The display booth will be relocated to the mezzanine level inside of the Potomac Avenue Metro Station.

Transit: Metrobus: Visit www.wmata.com

Unable to Visit the Information Display Booth?

For those unable to visit the Information Display Booth, the information on the concept designs will be available online starting November 6, 2014, at anacostiawaterfront.org/Penn-Potomac. Comments on the concept designs may be submitted to pennpotomac@prrbiz.com.

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

In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above-protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation) please contact Cesar Barreto, Office of Civil Rights, at (202) 671-2829 or Cesar.Barreto@dc.gov at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.  These services will be provided free of charge.

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