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Mayor Vincent C. Gray Releases Vision for a Sustainable DC and Opens New Anacostia Riverwalk Trail Bridge

Apr 25, 2012 | Posted in Press Releases

Today, Mayor Vincent C. Gray officially released his Vision for a Sustainable DC at a ribbon-cutting event for the long-awaited opening of the Riverwalk Trail Bridge along the Anacostia River. In addition, he proposed a legislative package that will help lead the way for green businesses, restore the environment and protect vulnerable populations.

Just in Time for Centennial Cherry Blossoms

Mar 22, 2012 | Posted in Press Releases

District residents and visitors to the centennial National Cherry Blossom Festival have something else to celebrate this year – improved walking and biking between festivities at the Tidal Basin and the neighborhoods, restaurants and marina in the Southwest Waterfront via a new Maine Avenue section of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail.

South Capitol Street Project Land Acquisition and Preliminary Design to Begin

Sep 22, 2011 | Posted in Press Releases

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced today the start of land acquisition, preliminary design and environmental work for the South Capitol Street Project, which includes replacement of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge.