Cheh to hold hearing with student leaders from Alice Deal Middle School

Students will present their proposal to the Committee and officials from DDOT for a bus shelter near Deal Middle school.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, February 6th, Councilmember Mary M. Cheh (D–Ward 3), Chair of the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, will hold a public oversight roundtable on a proposal by Alice Deal Middle school students to add a bus shelter on Nebraska Avenue near their school. Officials from the District Department of Transportation, which is responsible for bus shelters in the District, will be available to testify in response to the Deal Student Council’s proposal. The roundtable will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

“This proposal by the student council for the bus shelter on Nebraska Avenue near Deal Middle School is a great example of civic engagement on the part of our youth,” said Cheh. “I am eager to hear from these student leaders and based on the information they have submitted to my office, they make a very strong case for the need for the bus shelter. They have clearly done their homework.”

WHO: Councilmember Mary M. Cheh
Alice Deal Middle School Student Council
Carl Jackson, Associate Director, District Department of Transportation
Anthony Foster, City-Wide Planner, District Department of Transportation

WHAT: A public hearing on a proposal by Alice Deal Middle School Student Council leaders to build a bus shelter on Nebraska Avenue

WHEN: Thursday, February 6, 2014
4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Council Chambers – Room 412
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW 20004

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