DDOT will study Connecticut Avenue traffic, as requested by three ANCs that line the avenue between Woodley Park and Chevy Chase Circle. Agency representatives will discuss the study – which will include a look at the reversible lanes – at a late November community meeting hosted by ANC 3F’s Streets and Sidewalks Committee.
The meeting will be on Monday, November 26th at 7 p.m., at the offices of Van Ness Main Street (4340 Connecticut). Community members planning to attend should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In March, ANC 3F unanimously passed a resolution requesting a comprehensive study. ANC 3C (Cleveland Park) and ANC 3/4G (Chevy Chase) later passed their own resolutions, each asking DDOT to study the impacts of eliminating the reversible rush-hour lanes, adding protected bike lanes and enhancing pedestrian safety.
At ANC 3F’s September meeting, DDOT Community Engagement Specialist Donise Jackson said the agency had started the internal process for hiring a consultant to perform the study.
“The study will mostly be a technical exercise to determine the impacts associated with the removal of the reversible lane,” Jackson told Forest Hills Connection in an email.