Photo by Warriorwriter.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
- While Dumbarton Baptist Church is vying to be the first church in Georgetown to celebrate a gay marriage, today Ben and Jerry’s will claim the title of the first ice cream parlor to do so.
- Vox Populi was there yesterday to see the Mayor announce Philly Pizza’s demise.
- We Love DC appreciates Sweet Green’s interior design.
GM heard a rumor that the mayor and Jack Evans were out and about Georgetown watching over a new strategy for side-street clearance. He rushed down to Cambridge St. with his trusty Nikon and snapped a photo of the pair.
The new strategy involves driving a Bobcat (actually this was technically a Mustang) with a crew of shovelers. And it’s pretty effective:
Buuuuuuuut, how’s R St.? Continue reading
As GM reported on Monday, DDOT is considering a significant cut in the Circulator service through Georgetown. GM has found out that the proposal is a lot further on than he feared and thus the necessity for action is much more urgent.
DDOT has decided to cut the Circulator extension based on budgetary concerns and ridership totals. Apparently Jack Evans has already fought the cut and lost and City Administrator Neil Albert has already signed off on the plan. The only hope we have to keep the service is for residents and businesses to appeal to Mayor Fenty directly.
So please write to the Mayor at:
Mayor Adrian Fenty
Executive Office of the Mayor
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 316
Washington, DC 20004
or email at Mayor@DC.gov
And let him know that cutting Circulator service to Georgetown in half is an unacceptable reduction in bus service to a corridor that has already lost a significant amount of service in the last two years.
A sample letter prepared by CAG is after the jump: Continue reading