Alexandria Transportation Commission meeting on Wed, Jan. 6
The Commission will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 pm at City Hall (301 King Street) in Room 1101. In addition to reviewing transportation funding and considering updates to the city Transportation Management Plan ordinance, the Commission will hear staff updates on the city's Long Range Plan, Beauregard Corridor Plan/BRAC Interchange Justification report and Complete Streets.
From one of the agenda items for the meeting
A list of potential transportation projects will be reviewed by the City Council Legislative Subcommittee on January 15 and City Council on February 8.
The list includes:1. Potomac Yard Transitway, $3.6 million (Highest priority transportation project)
2. Eisenhower Avenue Metro Platform Extension, $16 million (Highest priority
heavy rail project)
3. Bike Parking & Bike Sharing Initiative, $2.3 million (Highest priority project
within this item is installation of bicycle parking stations at City Metrorail stops.)
4. Safe Routes to School, $4 million (Highest priority pedestrian project.)
5. Bus Rapid Transit- Van Dorn/Beauregard, $4 million
6. Holmes Run Greenway/Eisenhower Ave East Shared-Use Path Improvements, $7
7. Potomac Yard Metro, $25 million
8. Active Transportation Projects and Programs, $36 million
9. Four Mile Run Pedestrian Bridge, $7 million
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Citizens Group meeting on Mon, Jan. 11
Special guests will be Mr. John Komoroske, chairman of the Planning Commission, and Mr. Jayme Blakesley, vice-chair of the Transportation Commission who will explain how their commissions shape policy and approve projects or plans that directly affect bicyclists and pedestrians in Alexandria.
We will also take time to review 2009 and look ahead at some key projects coming in 2010.
The meeting is at 7 pm on Monday, January 11, 2010 at the Durant Center (1605 Cameron Street).
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