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June 11, 2014
DDOT open house on North-South corridor study tonight

The District Department of Transportation will host its final public meeting on the North-South Corridor Planning Study from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Emery Recreation Center, 5701 Georgia Ave NW.

The study area is the nine-mile, north-south corridor that connects the Takoma/
Silver Spring area to the Buzzard Point/
Southwest Waterfront area. It extends from approximately 16th Street NW to Fifth Street NW, across the Mall and into Southwest.

The agency will report on what it has heard from the community, present analysis for potential streetcar routes and summarize the next steps in the process. The meeting is open-house style and will include two overview presentations, at 4 and 7 p.m.

To join the project distribution list, visit www.dcstreetcar.com/connect.

Materials from the meeting will be made available 24 hours after the meeting concludes at www.dcstreetcar.com/projects/future-lines/northsouth/north-south-corridor-project-library.

Contestants to compete in Ms. Senior D.C. pageant

The Ms. Senior D.C. pageant will be at 2:30 p.m June 29 at the University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Women ages 60 and older will present their philosophy of life and talent and compete in an evening gown competition.

The winner will represent the District in the Ms. Senior America Pageant.

Tickets are $25. For information, call 202-724-5626.

— Compiled by Terence McArdle

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