On the calendar: Kojo in McLean, Bloomingdale parking, Prince George's development, Anacostia streetcars
A number of media events and community roundtables will be talking about big issues that shape our neighborhoods. If you live in McLean, Bloomingdale, southern Prince George's or Anacostia, these are important opportunities to bring our issues and points of view into the conversation.
Tonight, the Kojo Nnamdi Show is taping Kojo in your Community in McLean. Residents get to ask questions and make comments; it would be great for residents who support creating a transit-oriented Tysons and more walkable and bikeable neighborhoods to participate.
Tomorrow is one of Harry Thomas, Jr.'s neighborhood meetings on Sunday parking, this one in Bloomingdale. Residents will voice their parking concerns and views; it's important to have some people attending who want to also keep walkers and cyclists in mind instead of just designing policies around cars alone.
That meeting is 6:30-8:30 pm at the Harry Thomas (Sr.) Recreation Center, 1743 Lincoln Rd, NE.
Also the same night, the Coalition for Smarter Growth is having a roundtable with developers on the potential for TOD around Prince George's Metro stations. Representatives from LCOR, Jair Lynch, and EYA will speak, with remarks from County Council chair Ingrid Turner.
It's 7-8:30 pm at Hillcrest Heights Community Center, 2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills near the Naylor Road Metro.
Finally, the latest public meeting for the Anacostia Streetcar is Saturday, March 26th from 10 am to noon. It's Matthews Memorial Church, 2616 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE near the Anacostia Metro. DDOT officials will present various alternatives for streetcar routes through Anacostia and how they will evaluate the options.
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