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Walking Tour of Area Around RI Ave Metro (Sat/5-1/12-2pm)

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    Council of the District of Columbia Office of Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Tommy Thomas, Jr. For Immediate Release April 28, 2010 Contact:  Victoria
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      For Immediate Release
      April 28, 2010
      Contact:  Victoria A. Leonard
      202.727.8204 (desk) -- 202.403.7866 (cell) 
      vleonard@...

      Walking Tour of Area Around Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station
      This Saturday, May 1 - 12 pm - 2 pm


      Washington, DC - Ward 5 Councilmember Harry "Tommy" Thomas, Jr. will be participating in a walking tour of the area around the Rhode Island Ave Metro station this Saturday, May 1, 2010, from 12 noon to 2pm. Leading the tour will be Caroline Kenney from Urban Atlantic and Heather Deutsch from DDOT. Details are summarized below.
       
      The tour will look at plans to transform the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station parking lot into a pedestrian-friendly place of shops and housing, including plans to build a pedestrian bridge to connect the transit station from the west side and create a direct connection to the Metropolitan Branch Trail. From the Metro station, the tour will cross over Rhode Island Avenue to walk the brand new Metropolitan Branch Trail, and discuss other efforts to improve walking along the corridor.
       
      The tour is open to the public. To RSVP online, go to...
      http://csg.citizen-networks.org/site/Calendar/2069397984?view=RSVP&id=100301.
      The tour begins at the entrance to the Metro station at 12 noon.
       
      WHO:
      Ward 5 Councilmember Harry "Tommy" Thomas, Jr.
       
      WHAT:
      Walking Tour of Area Around Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station
       
      WHERE:
      Meet at the Entrance to the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station
       
      WHEN:
      Saturday, May 1, 2010 -- 12 noon to 2 pm



      officialphoto.JPGHarry "Tommy" Thomas, Jr. represents Ward 5 on the Council of the District of Columbia. Thomas chairs the Council's Committee on Libraries, Parks, and Recreation. He sits on four additional committees: Workforce Development and the Environment, Aging and Community Affairs, Housing and Workforce Development, and Public Services and Consumer Affairs.




      Office of Ward 5
      Councilmember Harry "Tommy" Thomas, Jr.
      Wilson Building - Room 107
      1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
      Washington DC  20004


       Tel: 202/724-8028  -  Fax: 202/724-8076
      Email: hthomas@...


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