The study area is in DC’s northwest quadrant and is bound by Massachusetts Avenue, Whitehaven Street, Whitehaven Parkway, Archbold Parkway, Foundry Branch Valley Park, the Potomac River, and the DC/Maryland border.
The District Department of Transportation is undertaking the Rock Creek Far West Livability Study to evaluate the transportation network in the study area from a system perspective and look for opportunities for a safer and more accessible multimodal network. DDOT will work with members of the community and key stakeholders to identify specific opportunities to improve accommodations for people walking, biking, riding the bus, and driving. At the end of the study, DDOT will provide recommendations addressing such issues as:
The study process steps are:
The overarching goal of the Rock Creek Far West Livability Study is to identify opportunities for safer travel for residents of and visitors to the study area, and to improve the transportation network, regardless of how you get around.
The primary objectives of the study are as follows: