Washington Union Station Expansion Project Telephonic Public Hearing
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:00 PM
Telephonic Public Hearing: July 14, 2020
Due to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, and consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance regarding large events and mass gatherings, FRA will conduct a telephonic public hearing for the Washington Union Station Expansion DEIS. FRA will also hold other Project meetings virtually, including Section 106 Consulting Party meetings, and encourages submission of comments on the DEIS and other documents electronically.
The telephonic public hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 11am to 1pm and 6pm to 8pm. Attendees can call in using the toll-free number: (866) 478-3399.
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should email [email protected] at least 10 days prior to the meeting.
The public hearing is an opportunity for interested parties to provide oral comments on the Draft EIS and Draft 4(f) Evaluation. All comments received will become part of the public record. Commenters’ names and, when applicable, organizational affiliations may be shown but no other identifying personal information (including personal email addresses) will be published.
A presentation summarizing the findings of the DEIS will be posted on this site prior to the Public Hearing.
"When [NARP] comes to Washington, you help embolden us in our efforts to continue the progress for passenger rail. And not just on the Northeast Corridor. All over America! High-speed rail, passenger rail is coming to America, thanks to a lot of your efforts! We’re partners in this. ... You are the ones that are going to make this happen. Do not be dissuaded by the naysayers. There are thousands of people all over America who are for passenger rail and you represent the best of what America is about!"
Secretary Ray LaHood, U.S. Department of Transportation
2012 NARP Spring Council Meeting