* With thanks to SWill
for passing the word (since I couldn't attend the meeting), I can report that ANC 6D on Monday night voted to support the plans for phase 2 of the Yards Park
, which will be going in front of the Zoning Commission on March 2. (You can read my summary of last week's presentation
to the ANC on the plans for more information.)
* If you're looking for analysis of what exactly the plans for the new 11th Street Bridges
configuration might mean, Greater Greater Washington is taking a look at them (part one here
; part two not yet posted). For what might perhaps be called an opposing viewpoint, DDOT's chief engineer Kathleen Penney contributed this article in the February Hill Rag
about what DDOT sees as the benefits of the project. And, if you want some 11th Street Bridges material to use as a sleeping aid, I pass along this link (via Tommy Wells's blog
) to the RFP
for the design/build contract. (The "amendment" link
is the *slightly* more comprehensible one.) There was a hearing last week on a bill about the contracting procedures
for the bridge, but I'm not *so* desperate for content to wade into that.
* And hey, check it out, the council has finally updated the user interface for its legislation database
* Other than that, all is very quiet these days. Though those following my Twittering
were apprised yesterday of this breaking news item: "[I] Dreamt last night that 3rd and K Market was reopening both as a bodega and a swank Indian food joint. With a new noodle place next door."