Saturday, August 6, 2011

Get In Your $.02 on City Planning at NCPC's Comp Plan Forum on August 10

The National Capital Planning Commission, a federal agency that directs policy planning for the federal elements of the District of Columbia, is holding a public forum called "Let’s Talk Comp Plan Public Forum: Federal Transportation & Workplace Elements."

Here are the event details:

What: Let’s Talk Comp Plan Public Forum
When: Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Where: NCPC's Offices at 401 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 
Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter or Gallery Pl-Chinatown

Do you have ideas about active commuting. bicycling. and/or federal facility location priorities? On August 10 these topics, and many more, will be discussed as part of a public forum on draft revisions proposed for the Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital. The Comprehensive Plan is the principal policy document that guides growth and future development in the National Capital Region. The August event will specifically focus on the recently released draft Federal Transportation and Workplace elements. 

As background information, here's a 30-second video spot :

You can also review the draft policy updates online in advance of the forum at
In addition to attending or if you can't attend, you can submit public comments until September 12, 2011.

The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are encouraged.

Forum Agenda

6:30 – 7:00pm Open House
7:00 – 7:30pm  Presentation
7:30 – 8:00pm  Feedback Forum: Q&A
8:00 – 8:30pm  Follow-up Open House

For more information contact:

William H. Herbig, AICP
Urban Planner, Office of Public Affairs

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