Pop-up Arboretum Hanging Out in Lansburgh Park

By District Department of Transportation Staff DDOT Urban Forestry Division and Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) are collaborating on a new initiative, a pop-up arboretum in Lansburgh Park, launching around August 2. The pop-up arboretum is a temporary exhibit of nineteen notable trees ranging from a young paw paw tree to mature yellow buckeye trees. […]

Parking and Traffic Still Problematic

We look forward to the opening of the Wharf and to once again putting Southwest on the list of destinations in Washington, DC, with great excitement and optimism. But as residents, we also have some anxiety in regards to the prospect of getting in and out of our neighborhood because of anticipated increases in traffic […]

Final Environmental Impact Statement Released for VAT

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) have released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed reconstruction of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel. The FEIS incorporates feedback from the community and identifies “Alternative 3 – Two New Tunnels” as the preferred alternative for construction. The FEIS and a fact […]