777 North Capitol Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20002

The District Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on Wednesday evening, July 20 to discuss the proposed Union Station Bike Station. The Bike Station is a public/private venture that will provide bicycle parking, rentals, repairs and accessories in a small, new pavilion at the west end of Union Station (near the current bicycle parking). At the meeting, DDOT staff and consultants will describe the project and take questions and comments. For information on similar, existing facilities, see www.bikestation.org. The meeting details are:
Date: Wednesday, July 20
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
777 North Capitol Street, NE (at G Place)
First floor Training Room
Bicycle parking is available in the garage; which you enter on 1st Street, NE just north of G Place.

If you live or work near Union Station, or you just like the sound of this exciting new project, please join us. Likewise, feel free to forward this announcement to friends, neighbors and colleagues who might be interested. It would be great to know how many people are attending so we know how many handouts to make and how many snacks to buy. Please RSVP to my email address below if you are planning to come. We will also he holding a focus group meeting with companies/organizations interested in operating the Bike Station. At this meeting we hope to get more refined input on design and operation from an operators perspective. The meeting will be Thursday morning, July 21 at 10:00am. Facilitating the meeting with be Andréa White of the Bikestation Coalition in California, the group that runs several bike stations on the west coast. If you are interested in attending this meeting, please RSVP to my email address below and I will give you the location.

James R. Sebastian
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager
Transportation Policy and Planning Administration
District Department of Transportation
2000 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202 671 2331
Fax: 202 671 0617
Mobile: 202 409 9197
Email: [email protected]
Web Site: www.ddot.dc.gov

Added by aharon on July 18, 2005

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