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Streetcar Planning Process: Does it Need Tweaks?

by Borderstan.com — February 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm 1 Comment

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Streetcar planning tweaks (Luis Gomez Photos)

By Michelle Lancaster. You can follow her and let her know your news on Twitter @MichLancaster. Email her at [email protected]

Greater Greater Washington has reviewed all the plans for the streetcar network and has a few suggestions for the transit agency, in addition to the tweaks already made by DC Department of Transportation.

Adams Morgan and U Street are part of the proposed lines in Corridor 6 — which would help the extortion fees for cabs out of Adams Morgan late at night, and the complaints from your friends that the Green Line/U Street is somehow inconvenient.

How the plans interact with the bike lanes will be something to watch in our area. Also, for those of you fighting for parking spaces for your cars, you should note the plans indicate the authorities are aware that ‘refinement’ of existing street parking is necessary, yet also a ‘challenge.’

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Comments (1)

  1. If this city had been smart enough to re-elect Fenty, streetcar projects would be moving forward. I think Gray seems them as some sort of cute sidedshow. RECALL GRAY.

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