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DDOT Public Meeting Notice: Open House for the District of Columbia State Rail Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Media Contacts

Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, terry.owens@dc.gov

Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, michelle.phipps-evans

Open House for the District of
Columbia State Rail Plan

(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host the second and final open house public meeting to present an initial draft of the District of Columbia State Rail Plan (SRP), the first comprehensive plan for the District. The two-year action plan for moveDC, the District’s multimodal transportation plan, identified the need for a SRP that focuses on passenger and freight rail infrastructure shared by CSX, VRE, MARC, Amtrak, and Norfolk Southern. This draft plan represents the culmination of a yearlong rail planning process.

The draft SRP identifies passenger and freight rail transportation needs and opportunities such as infrastructure upgrades, safety improvements, and policy changes providing an actionable and realistic roadmap for future rail investment in the District. DDOT has collaborated extensively with the rail operators, community, businesses, passenger rail riders and commuters (VRE, MARC, Amtrak), government agencies, and other stakeholders in development of this plan.

The public is invited to this open house to learn more about the SRP development process and the future for the District’s rail infrastructure. Attendees will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the vision, goals, and investment elements identified in the draft SRP.

The event information is as follows:

What: District of Columbia State Rail Plan Study Open House

When: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

6 pm to 8 pm

Where: Eastern Market – North Hall

225 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003

Nearest Metrorail Station: Eastern Market

Format: Open house with a presentation at 6:30 p.m.

For more information about the State Rail Plan, visit www.dcrailplan.com or contact DDOT Project Manager Ryan Westrom at (202) 671-2041. To learn more about the moveDC plan, visit wemovedc.org.

Getting to the Meeting

Be sure to check out www.goDCgo.com to learn about transportation options for getting to the meeting.

Can’t make this Meeting?

Materials from this meeting will be made available at www.dcrailplan.com within 24 hours of meeting conclusion.

Do you need assistance to participate?

If you need special accommodations, please contact Cesar Barreto at (202) 671-2829 or Cesar.Barreto@dc.gov five days 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 five days in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.

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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.

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