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If we’re to endure the canine days of summer season, would possibly as properly be with some four-legged associates, proper? Are you the proud father or mother of a metropolis canine, or an informal canine admirer? Be part of us on Monday, July 22 at 6 pm, for an all-night Yappy Hour in Navy Yard’s The Brig (1007 eighth St. SE). Chances are you’ll come along with your furry good friend or with out! RSVP right here.
Different occasions from across the area:
Tuesday, July 9
How does your site visitors backyard develop? Study site visitors security schooling for youngsters from Fionnuala Quinn of Uncover Visitors Gardens at Montgomery County’s Motion Committee for Transit (ACT)’s July assembly, from 7:30 to 9 pm on the Silver Spring Civic Heart (One Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD). As ACT notes, “[Fionnuala] believes in educating youngsters about our constructed world and the way it can work for everybody… with hands-on avenue design and transport-related enjoyable actions [to create] safer and higher avenue networks.”
Wednesday, July 10
Shepherd a brand new future in for Shepherd Parkway: Drop by the Bellevue Neighborhood Library (115 Atlantic Avenue SW) from 6 to eight pm to learn the way the Nationwide Park Service (NPS) plans “to make Shepherd Parkway a high-quality, inspirational, pure and cultural city area, that gives leisure and academic alternatives for the local people.” Share your concepts with NPS to rework “205-acres of forested inexperienced area and key websites inside Shepherd Parkway, similar to Parkland, Fort Carroll, and Fort Greble” in ways in which “enhance security, connectivity, park circumstances, and the methods folks use and luxuriate in Shepherd Parkway.” Discover extra data right here.
Let’s take a look at these grades, younger bus: From 6:30 to eight:30 pm at Georgetown College’s Downtown Campus (640 Massachusetts Ave NW), be part of the Coalition for Smarter Development, MetroHero and Georgetown SCS City & Regional Planning Program at “a discussion board on the primary performance-based DC Bus Report Card and subsequent steps for quicker, extra dependable bus service for all… Come study new concepts and subsequent steps to enhance bus service within the District and listen to updates on present initiatives at DC Division of Transportation and Metro.” Register to attend right here.
HQ2, aka Amazon on the Potomac: From 7 to eight:30 pm on the Trades Heart – Park Operations Constructing Convention Heart (2700 S. Taylor St., Arlington, VA), “[Arlington] County will maintain a neighborhood assembly to kick off the evaluation course of for the proposed Met Park Phases 6-Eight website plan. That is the situation for Amazon’s first section of latest improvement in Arlington. Be taught concerning the proposed improvement, planning background and the way the evaluation course of will work. County employees and the applicant might be out there to reply questions.” Discover extra data right here.
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Jeb Stenhouse is a clear vitality economist who desires to assist everybody take pleasure in livable, walkable public locations, and to succeed in them by as many clear transportation choices as doable. He studied in Montpellier, France and nonetheless marvels on the high quality of life in its car-free downtown (and the 15 kilos he misplaced roaming its charming streets). Between adventures, Jeb lives along with his husband in Adams Morgan.