Transportation Committee

Purpose: This committee discusses and/or reviews all transportation-related issues (large and small) affecting residents of the Commission and, when appropriate, recommendations  position statements to the ANC.  The Committee has been in place since 2011 and in 2013 the ANC voted to confer permanent Standing Committee status to the Committee.  Monthly Committee reports are below.

Chair:  Kirsten Oldenburg, Commissioner ANC6B04.  Meetings are typically held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Hill Center.  Meetings are open to the public.  Note, however, that the July 2017 meeting has been moved to Monday, July 10, and there is not a meeting in August.

Resident Members of the Committee:

 Name    Address                     SMD   
Corey Holman 926 14th Street SE 6B06
Carol Grissom  1338 A Street SE 6B08
Laura Jeffords 533 7th Street SE 6B03
Kelly Waud 1330 L Street SE 6B07
Neil King 233 1/2 9th Street SE 6B05
John Manley 767 10th Street SE 6B04
Floyd Brown  154 North Carolina Avenue SE 6B01
Jerry Sroufe 129 6th Street SE 6B02
John Cochran 700 15th Street SE 6B09

Items to be Considered at the Next Committee Meeting:  Agenda for the next meeting–July 10, 2017–includes a discussion of the Eastern Market Curbside Management Study and a bike lane for 14th Street SE.  Documents:
eastern-market-community-meeting-042717-1
14th-st-se_anc-6b_noi_6-22-17-1

 

Notes & Links to Documents
The Committee voted in June 2017 to support the Ellipse Park option of the Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenues Intersection EA.  The final letter, approved by the ANC: 06-17-tc-ltr-to-ddot-on-penn-potomac-ea

At the November 2, 2016, meeting the Committee discussed DDOT’s status of street, sidewalk, and alley repairs.  Ms Suzette Robinson, DDOT Chief Operations Officer, provided the following details:  DDOT Nov 2 2016 Presentation.

At the October 5, 2016, meeting the Committee reviewed and discussed a DDOT report “Pennsylvania Avenue SE Pedestrian Signal Timing.”  To request a copy of the report, send an email to kirsten6b04@anc6b.org

Background on the SE Boulevard:
Planning for the boulevard has, as of January 2016, proceeded through 3 phases.  Below are links to relevant information and documents per phase.
Phase 1 (2013-2014): DDOT NEPA Study–Barney Circle and Southeast Boulevard Transportation Planning StudyDuring this phase, ANC 6B officially commented twice, each time after DDOT held a public meeting:  ANC 6B Letter of April 2013 and ANC 6B Letter of January 2014. The 2014 letter was instrumental in creating Phase 2.
Phase 2 (2014): Office of Planning Southeast Boulevard Planning Study
Phase 3 (2015): DDOT SE Boulevard Feasibility Study.  See the July 8, 2015 Transportation Committee Report below.  The presentation at that meeting: DDOT Southeast Boulevard Feasibility Study PPT.  On January 6, 2016, DDOT presented a summary of the draft results of the study.  Here is the full 29-page report: SE Boulevard Feasibility Study Draft Final Jan2016
Phase 4 (2016-?) is expected to be a resumption of the DDOT NEPA Study that was suspended during Phases 2 and 3.
For more information on this process, see this short document: SE Blvd Background Jan 2016.

Committee Monthly Reports (2017)
Transportation Committee Jun-7-2017 Report
Transportation Committee May 3 2017 Report
Transportation Committee Apr 5 2017 Report
Transportation Committee Mar-8-2017 Report and DDOT PA Ave Lighting Presentation 3-8-17
Transportation Committee Feb 8 2017 Report
Transportation Committee Jan 4 2017 report

Committee Monthly Reports (2016)
Transportation Committee Dec 7, 2016 Report
Transportation Committee Nov 2 2016 Report
Transportation Committee Oct 5 2016 Report
Transportation Committee Sept 7 2016 Report
There are no ANC 6B meetings in August
Transportation Committee July 6 2016 Report
Transportation Committee June 8 2016 Report
Note: The Committee did not meet in May 2016
Transportation Committee Apr 6 2016 Report
Transportation Committee Mar 2 2016 Report
Transportation Committee Feb 3 2016 Report
Transportation Committee Jan 6 2016 Report

Committee Monthly Reports (2015)
Note: The Committee did not meet in December 2015
Transportation Committee November 4 2015 Report

Transportation Committee October 8 2015 Report

Note: The Committee did not meet in either August or September 2015
Transportation Committee July 8 2015 Report
Transportation Committee June 3 2015 Report
Transportation Committee May 6 2015 Report
Transportation Committee Apr 8 2015 Report
Transportation Committee Mar 4 2015 Report
Transportation Committee Feb 4 2015 Report
Transportation Committee Jan 7 2015 Report

Committee Monthly Reports (2014)

Transportation Committee Dec 3 2014 Report
Note: The Committee did not meet in November 2014
Transportation Committee Oct 8, 2014 Report
Transportation Committee September 3, 2014 Report

Note: The Committee did not meet in August 2014
Transportation Committee July 2, 2014 Report
Transportation Committee June 4, 2014 Report
Transportation Committee May 7, 2014 Report
Transportation Committee Mar 31, 2014 (April) Report
Transportation Committee Mar 5, 2014 Report
Transportation Committee Feb 5, 2014 Report
Transportation Committee Jan 8, 2014 Report
Transportation Committee Report Dec 4, 2013

Some Recommendations of the Committee as approved by the Commission

On December 9, 2014, the Commission voted unanimously to send the following two letters to DDOT: 12-14 DDOT – Lack of Pedestrian Crossings on 11th St SE betw I & M Sts SE and 12-14 DDOT – Converting 4 Specific 1-way Sts to 2-way Sts

On September 18, 2013, the Commission voted unanimously to send a letter to DDOT and FHWA with comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction NEPA study.  [The file is too large to be posted here.  If you wish a copy, send an email to the ANC office@anc6b.org or you can find a copy here.]

On January 14, 2014, the Commission voted unanimously to send the following letter to DDOT, outlining its concerns about the Barney Circle/SE Boulevard project:  ANC 6B Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to DDOT on Barney Circle SE Blvd Transportation Study (pdf)

On January 29, 2014, at a Special Call Meeting, ANC6B voted 8-0 to send the following comments on the CSX VAT Project Draft Section 106 MOA to DDOT and FHWA:  02-14 FHWA-DDOT – ANC6B Responses on Section 106 MOA Draft

On February 11, 2014, the Commission voted 8-0-0 to approve the following testimony for the DDOT Oversight Hearing held on March 21, 2014: Final 6B DDOT Testimony March2014

On March 11, 2014, the Commission voted 9-0-0 to submit a series of projects to the new DDOT Performance Parking Zone Community Benefits Program: (Note: the file is too large for this site but is available upon request.)  These DDOT documents explain the program: PPZ Community Benefits 2014 Application   PPZ Community Benefits_Evaluation + Selection Process

On March 11, 2014, the Commission voted 9-0-0 to send the following letter to DC Mayor Gray on the CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction project: 03-14 Mayor Gray – VAT Project

On April 8, 2014, the Commission voted 10-0 to send the following letter to the Office of Planning with its comments on the draft Scope of Work for the Barney Circle/SE Boulevard Technical Assistance Study:

 

 

 

 

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