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March 20th TPI Committee Meeting Agenda

ANC 2B will hold its next Transportation and Public Infrastructure (TPI) Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 20th at 7:00 pm at the Dupont Circle Resource Center, 9 Dupont Circle NW.

The agenda includes:

  • Welcome and review of meeting norms
  • Presentation by Pepco regarding the Capital Grid Project construction impacting a portion of ANC 2B: along T Street from 14th Street to 16th Street NW – http://bit.ly/2TNytXi
  • Discussion regarding safety concerns and improvements for Dupont Circle
  • Discussion regarding the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) proposal to subsidize late-night Metrorail rides with Uber and Lyft as a substitute for rail service – https://wapo.st/2HCHJ9k
  • Discussion regarding Mayor Bowser’s proposal for investments in a K Street NW Transitway
  • Discussion regarding Mayor Bowser’s proposal for free DC Circulator service

Chair of the TPI Committee

  • Randy Downs – Commissioner, 2B05

Vice Chair of TPI Committee

  • Matt Johnson – Resident of SMD 2B06

ANC 2B Appointed and Confirmed Committee Members:

  • Howard Bard – Resident of SMD 2B01
  • J. Alan Rueckgauer – Resident of SMD 2B02
  • Rudi Riet – Resident of SMD 2B02
  • Susan Volman – Resident of SMD 2B04
  • Lawrence Sprowls – Resident of SMD 2B04
  • Matt Johnson – Resident of SMD 2B06
  • David Suls – Representative from the Golden Triangle BID

The purpose of the Transportation and Public Infrastructure (TPI) Committee is to promote a safe and effective transportation system for the residents and visitors of Dupont Circle and improve the use of public space in our neighborhood. The role of the TPI Committee serves as a forum for discussing matters related to the following and making recommendations to the ANC:

  • Parking in the neighborhood, including valet applications, loading zones, the enhanced residential parking program and visitor parking
  • Pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure and safety
  • Beautification, repair, and streetscapes
  • Public transit
  • Public parks
  • Matters before the DC Council related to transportation and public space

Final ANC 2B March 2019 Agenda Posted

The final agenda for the ANC’s March meeting has been posted and can be viewed at the following link:

Final March 2019 Agenda

The meeting will be on Wednesday, March 13th at 7:00 pm. Please note that the meeting will take place at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 500. This is the SAIS building that is located on the north side of the 1700 block of Massachusetts Avenue.

Please also note that, due School of Advanced International Studies policies, all meeting attendees will be required to show photo ID in order to enter the school building.

ANC 2B March 2019 Agenda Posted

The agenda for the ANC’s March meeting has been posted and can be viewed at the following link:

March 2019 Agenda

The meeting will be on Wednesday, March 13th at 7:00 pm. Please note that the meeting will take place at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 500. This is the SAIS building that is located on the north side of the 1700 block of Massachusetts Avenue.

Please also note that, due School of Advanced International Studies policies, all meeting attendees will be required to show photo ID in order to enter the school building.

March 7th TPI Committee Meeting Agenda

ANC 2B will hold its next Transportation and Public Infrastructure (TPI) Committee meeting on Thursday, March 7th at 7:00 pm at the Dupont Circle Resource Center, 9 Dupont Circle NW.

The agenda includes:

  • Welcome and review of meeting norms
  • Presentation by the District Department of Transportation regarding the agency’s H Street and I Street NW summer 2019 bus lanes pilot project – http://bit.ly/2VxwNxv
  • Presentation by the District Department of Transportation regarding the agency’s proposed high crash site safety improvements at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue, R Street, and 20th Street NW and the intersection of Connecticut Avenue, S Street, and Florida Avenue NW – http://bit.ly/2tRjTi2
  • Updates regarding the District Department of Transportation’s Dupont / Kalorama Curbside Management Project – http://bit.ly/2EuOabl
  • Discussion regarding the Dupont Circle Spring Clean Day on Saturday, April 6th – http://bit.ly/DupontSpringClean2019
  • Discussion and creation of a Parks Subcommittee
  • Discussion and creation of a Pick-Up/Drop-Off Zones ( “PUDOs”) Subcommittee

The role of the TPI Committee is to serve as a forum for discussing matters related to the following and making recommendations to the ANC:

  • Parking in the neighborhood, including valet applications, loading zones, the enhanced residential parking program, and visitor parking
  • Pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure and safety
  • Beautification, repair, and streetscapes
  • Public transit
  • Public parks
  • Matters before the DC Council related to transportation and public space

Chair of the TPI Committee:

  • Randy Downs – Commissioner 2B05

Vice Chair of TPI Committee:

  • Matt Johnson – Resident of SMD 2B06

ANC 2B Committee Members:

  • Howard Bard – Resident of SMD 2B01
  • J. Alan Rueckgauer – Resident of SMD 2B02
  • Rudi Riet – Resident of SMD 2B02
  • Susan Volman – Resident of SMD 2B04
  • Lawrence Sprowls – Resident of SMD 2B04
  • Matt Johnson – Resident of SMD 2B06
  • David Suls – Representative from the Golden Triangle BID

March 6th ZPD Committee Meeting Agenda + Review Schedule for 1733 16th Street NW Project

ANC 2B will hold our monthly Zoning, Preservation, and Development (ZPD) Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 6th at 7:00 pm at the Dupont Circle Resource Center, 9 Dupont Circle NW.

The committee will review the following historic preservation and zoning applications:

  • 1739 Q Street NW – Permit / one-story rooftop addition plus deck (HPRB #19-219) (2B03)
  • 1732 P Street NW – Concept / second story garage addition (HPRB #19-168) (2B07)
  • 1832 15th Street NW – Permit / two-story rear addition, one-story addition to garage (HPRB #19-173) (2B09)
  • 1613 S Street NW – Concept / three story rear addition, one story rooftop addition, roof deck, new front steps and basement areaway, replace windows and front doors (HPRB #19-216) (2B09)

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above agenda items, please reach out to the single member district commissioner associated with the project and ZPD Committee Chair Beverly Schwartz at 2B08@anc.dc.gov.

In addition to the Committee’s March regulatory agenda, ANC 2B anticipates that the development project at 1733 16th Street NW will be on the April Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) agenda. Considering the anticipated community interest in the project, the following is the ANC’s anticipated review schedule:

  • Neighborhood meeting hosted by Commissioner Aaron Landry on Tuesday, March 12th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the ballroom of The Chastleton, 1701 16th Street NW
  • ZPD Committee meeting on Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:00 pm (the location is to be determined)
  • ANC 2B special meeting on Thursday, April 18th at 7:00 pm (the location is to be determined)