See you at Ward 7 Day Saturday, September 8

See you at Ward 7 Day Saturday, September 8

APACC is joining members Ward 7 Business Partnership and Washington Parks & People at the annual Ward 7 Day celebration Saturday, September 8 from Noon to 6:00 pm. This year, the event takes place at Marvin Gaye Park (5200 Foote St, NE).

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Will a water transportation system benefit DC, Wards 7 and 8?

Will a water transportation system benefit DC, Wards 7 and 8?

Are ferries a viable option for commuters? The Northern Virginia Regional Commission thinks so. Years ago they proposed the Potomac Commuter Fast Ferry as a potential solution to road congestion, a challenged public transportation system, and emerging commercial markets. But their benefit to DC, and particularly Wards 7 and 8, is a big unknown.

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Anacostia River Sediment Project is serious business as APACC members, others show

Anacostia River Sediment Project is serious business as APACC members, others show

The Anacostia River Sediment Project (ARSP) is serious business.

ARSP is a major element in the DC government’s effort to transform the degraded, contaminated river to its previous swimmable and fishable state. The District’s goal is especially ambitious because it only controls a small portion of the Anacostia River Watershed—the rest is in Prince George's and Montgomery counties in Maryland. Tools like the ARSP can help engage stakeholders and marshall resources better than day-to-day efforts.

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Guided history bike rides along Anacostia River, around Anacostia Park

Guided history bike rides along Anacostia River, around Anacostia Park

(Updated June 1) Washington Area Bicycle Association (WABA) recently announced they are partnering with National Park Service again this summer to offer guided history rides along Anacostia River and around Anacostia Park. This is terrific news for bike enthusiasts, history buffs, nature lovers, and those just interested in learning more about the city where they live.

Join Tales and Trails for free and learn the varied and rich history of this part of Wards 7 and 8.

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