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As part of the District Department of Transportation's (DDOT) moveDC plan, the agency is taking a closer look at safety and accessibility of 14th Street NW from Thomas Circle to Florida Avenue NW.

Attend the next public meeting on Thursday, February 22 at 6:30 pm at the National City Christian Church (Community Room), 5 Thomas Circle NW to share your ideas on how to make 14th Street a more friendly environment for people walking, bicycling, and otherwise moving around on 14th Street NW.

See what other great events are coming up this week.

Tuesday, February 20: JUMP Bikes, one of the new dockless bikeshare companies, is standing out of the crowd with electric-assist pedaling and a built-in bike lock. Have you gotten a chance to try one? Join the Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) and JUMP Bikes for a happy hour at 6:30 pm at Bar Roubaix (1400 Irving St NW), DC's newest bicycling-themed bar, to meet the JUMP Bikes team, mingle with the CSG team and fellow smart growth supporters, and test out one of JUMP's bright coral electric assist bikes! RSVP here.

Thursday, February 22: DC updated their comprehensive plan by using creative placemaking, the intentional use of arts and culture to engage diverse communities in shaping their physical, social and economic future. Learn more about the update from speakers Sakina Khan and Joshua Silver of the DC Office of Planning at Crossing the Street: Building DC’s Inclusive Future through Creative Placemaking, a talk from 1 pm to 2 pm at the Montgomery County Planning Department Auditorium (8787 Georgia Ave) in Silver Spring.

Looking ahead: Don't miss Greater Greater Washington's 10th anniversary party! Join GGWash staff, board, volunteers, and your fellow wonks on Wednesday, March 14 at 6:30 pm at the Apollo Apartments (600 H ST NE) to celebrate ten years of coverage and advocacy for smarter urbanism in the Washington metro area. Grab your spot today!

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Claire Jaffe was born in DC and now lives in the U Street area. She is a University of Michigan graduate and currently works at Coalition for Smarter Growth. On her off time, Claire can be found biking the street of DC or exploring the many green spaces throughout the region.