This week, you can weigh in on the Sustainable DC Plan and the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, or hear about how programmers are using mapping for better road safety. Early next week, head to a town hall to learn about or give your comments on dockless bikeshare.
Check out these events and more:
Monday and Tuesday, November 27 and 28: The District Department of the Environment is updating the Sustainable DC Plan and they need your help! The second meetings for the energy, climate, and built environment and transportation groups are today, Monday, November 27 at 6 pm at Lamond Riggs Library, 5401 South Dakota Avenue NE and Tuesday, November 28 at 6 pm at the Department of Energy & Environment (5th Floor), 1200 First Street NE. If you didn't make the first one, no problem!
Tuesday and Wednesday, November 28 and 29: The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is redoing the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia and they want your input. DDOT will present an overview of the project and discuss training, jobs, and business opportunities at two public meetings. The first one will be on Tuesday, November 28 at DCRA Conference Room (1100 Fourth Street SW) at 6:30 pm. The second meeting will be on Wednesday, November 29 at Thurgood Marshall Academy (2427 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE) at 6:30 pm.
Thursday, November 30: If you're curious about the intersection of tech and road safety, head to “Playing with Traffic,” a presentation of code-based projects about cars, traffic, navigation, and more. The event is at Spaces NoMa (1140 3rd Street NE) at 6 pm.
Next Tuesday, December 5: ANCs 2A, 2B, and 2E, which collectively cover the Foggy Bottom, West End, Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Burleith, and Hillandale neighborhoods, will hold a joint town hall to discuss the District Department of Transportation’s current dockless bikeshare demonstration program. There will be an open house with reps from the five bikeshare companies currently operating in DC (Mobike, LimeBike, Jump, Spin, and Ofo) at 7 pm and the town hall will begin at 7:30 pm. During the town hall, DDOT will talk about the current operations of the demonstration program and any results that the agency has collected thus far. They will also take questions and comments.