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A New Design for Virginia Avenue Park

At the 3rd community meeting on Virginia Avenue Park, Lisa DelPlace of the award winning landscape design firm Oehme van Sweden presented this vision of what the Park can become: More than 20 residents, businesses, developers, and community leaders participated … Continue reading

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ANC6B Nixes $250K Fund

At its Special Call meeting on July 10th, ANC6B voted 6-0 to send a letter to DDOT and FHWA in response to the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Final EIS.  I was there.  I should have voted in opposition.  In the light … Continue reading

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ANC6B Adds Meeting on FEIS

ANC6B has called a special meeting to discuss and vote on comments on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Virginia Avenue Tunnel (VAT) Reconstruction project. The meeting is Thursday, July 10th, at 7pm.  The location is the National … Continue reading

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Norton Meets on CSX VAT. Again.

Congresswoman Norton’s second meeting with the opponents of the CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction Project on 1/25 started out oddly.  The regular cast of CSX, DC Department of Transportation (DDOT), and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) officials were all assembled.  But, … Continue reading

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CSX VAT Opposition Misinforms?

There are many reasons to have major concerns about the proposed project to rebuild the CSX Rail Virginia Avenue Tunnel: the social, economic, and health impacts of a huge construction project at the edge of a swatch of residential neighborhoods, … Continue reading

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ANC6B Comments on CSX VAT Draft EIS

A project to reconstruct the CSX freight Virginia Avenue Tunnel has been studied for the last two years.  This National Environmental Protection Act study, led by DC’s Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, has culminated so far in … Continue reading

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