Browse the feedback provided online during the public comment period for the proposed federal urban design policies.
Policies Related To Pennsylvania Avenue
Section A: The L'Enfant City and its Setting Policies
The federal government should implement and support policies and actions that:
Promote and maintain Pennsylvania Avenue between the U.S. Capitol and the White House as a multi-modal street bordered by an actively programmed, lively, pedestrian- oriented public realm that maintains the avenue’s important reciprocal views.
What others think about this policy:27
What others have said:
"Why undo what JFK and PADC has done?"
"I would add that PA Ave should have a landscaped median and the bike lanes or car lanes should be reduced. As is, PA Ave does not look like a grand boulevard, but more like a highway ."
"Super wide sidewalks have a tendancy to look empty. The idea of a landscaped median, made by an other commenter, is an interesting proposal to consider."
"Separated bike lanes needed"
"Remove Jersey barriers as well. "
"Replace the FBI building with something that enhances the pedestrian activities of the Avenue"
"Completely agree and believe it should be expanded to more major streets."
"Concur with the notion of a landscaped medium, possibly similar to what has recently been put in place on Connecticut Avenue, NW between K and N Street, but it should not interrupt the view of the Capitol. "