Please join the Georgia Avenue Community Development Task Force in protesting a decision by Mayor Gray to remove the remaining $1.44M from the Georgia Avenue Great Streets Project. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4
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Councilmember Jim Graham and Councilmember Muriel Bowser filed a disapproval resolution which can be viewed at https://sites.google.com/site/pleasantplainsdc/task-force/Reprog_19-75_Disapproval.pdf
What is Georgia Avenue Great Streets? Great Streets funds were set aside to improve the streetscape of Georgia Avenue including lighting, trees, bicycle lanes, traffic control, sidewalks. The Lower Georgia Avenue segment, from Otis Place to Florida Avenue was never implemented and funding for this area has been moved to projects in other parts of the city. Mayor gray has just proposed moving the remaining $1.44 million to a project in NE.
What does the resolution I’m signing say? The resolution issues a strong and formal protest of the Mayor’s actions and requests a meeting with the Mayor’s office and the DC Department of Transportation to discuss projects that will benefit the residents and small businesses of Lower Georgia Avenue. See the full petition at https://sites.google.com/site/pleasantplainsdc/task-force/Protest_to_Mayor_Gray_for_Great_Streets_Funding.docx
What is the Georgia Avenue Community Development Task Force? A grassroots community organization whose mission is to ensure that development coming to Georgia Avenue between New Hampshire Avenue and S St. benefits the people that live here. We meet every 2nd Monday and 4th Wednesday of each month. All residents and business owners are invited. To find out more, contact Sylvia Robinson at (202) 462-2285 or sylvia @ecacollective.org or Darren Jones at (202) 723-0119 or [email protected]