Fwd: TONIGHT! Kickoff Meeting for Friends of Met Branch Trail

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Mar 24, 2022, 3:00:23 PMMar 24
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I hope you can attend tonight's kickoff meeting at 7 p.m. You can access the slides here - https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1zLwhMiymZ1kqA6DCN8HxQi3b0ZoAdS9g98mkIXy9exo/edit?usp=sharing

Kickoff Meeting for Friends of Met Branch Trail

Thu Mar 24, 2022 7pm – 8:30pm Eastern Time - New York
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Gordon Chaffin is hosting a kick-off meeting for the Friends of the MBT, a community group that will support the maintenance, inclusiveness, & activation of D.C.'s Metropolitan Branch Trail (the "MBT"). Eventually, this group will hopefully organize as an official "Friends Of..." 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Add event to your GCal - Link. We'll be recording for people who can't attend.

Join the public Friends of MBT Google Group — groups.google.com/g/friendsofmbt — and follow on Twitter — https://twitter.com/MetBranchTrail

Time: Thursday, March 24, 2022; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: Google Meet
  1. Introductions and Ft. Totten segment status update
  2. Review and suggest comments on concept designs for Takoma, D.C. trail section
  3. Speaker from City of Takoma Park, MD about streetscape plans
  4. Speaker from National Park Service about D.C.-area trails

Concept Design for the MBT's Takoma, D.C. Section

On December 7, 2021, DDOT hosted a virtual meeting to discuss the concept designs for the MBT section that will run from Blair Rd NW to Piney Branch Rd NW, via downtown Takoma. Review the presentation slidesvideo recording, and transcribed chat from that meeting.

DDOT plans to host a public meeting in May/June 2022 to share the results of public comments on these concepts and what alternatives they're focusing on with the detailed design. Gordon asks that you join him to write and support joint comments as a Friends of MBT group. Please read the draft and suggest additions via Google Doc suggestion mode:

Read and Suggest: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eO9P4NI2r9sNs4K2qpFEFk8qegKg3D_vrvVGpIWKEHo/edit?usp=sharing
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