Thursday, January 11, 2018

Long Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Connection Needs Your Support

FABB is encouraging everyone to visit this WABA website to speak up in support of improving plans for a new biking and walking trail. 

DC's Department of Transportation is making plans to upgrade the rail bridge between DC's SW Waterfront and Crystal City and is considering adding a biking and walking trail alongside it. Unfortunately, the current trail designs only go from the Mount Vernon Trail to Hains Point. 

A better plan would extend the trail across the George Washington Parkway to Arlington County’s Long Bridge Park. At the other end, extending the trail to Maine Avenue would avoid sending users through an indirect and congested route across the Washington Channel. The WABA website has a few additional suggestions to improve the design that you can include in note.

Please let DDOT know that they should make the most of this opportunity to improve the pedestrian and bicycling connection between Virginia and the District. It only takes a minute at

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