Grapevine: Union Station Expansion Project Forum, 3/30/16

Union Station-4715Union Station (Photo by: Norman Maddeaux)

Union Station is expanding and getting a face lift. You can learn more about it tonight in an open forum.

The forum will be held on March 30, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Washington Union Station’s Presidential Room in the East Hall.

From Greater Greater Washington:

“Changes to Union Station: Big plans are in the works to expand and modernize Union Station. Learn about the project at a forum this Wednesday, March 30, in the East Hall of Union Station (50 Massachusetts Avenue NE). There will be an open house from 4 pm to 8 pm, with two presentations, one at 4:30 and one at 6:30.”

Read more about the project here.

Around Town: DC’s First Street NE is Voted #6 Best New Bike Lane of 2015

First Street NE Bike LaneFirst Street NE Bike Lane near Union Station (Photo Credit: Mike Goodno)

PeopleForBikes has released their 10 best new bike lanes in America in 2015.

Congrats to DC and the DDOT for having the #6 best new bike lane in the country!

They gave the honor to First Street NE and the new, protected lane that runs next to Union Station.

This is the third year they’ve released a best list, and in 2015 they had 80 new projects across the country to choose from.

Read the full article here.

 

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