Met Branch Trail Wayfinding Meeting – Give Your Input For Signage And Other Improvements

Take the MBT right to the REI storeIf you use or have interest in improving the Met Branch Trail, this meeting is for you. The meeting will  be held Thursday July 13th from 5 – 7 pm at Wunder Garten (1101 First Street NE). From the meeting invite:

Join us to discuss wayfinding on the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT). Effective, well-placed, and visible signage can help promote use of the MBT and improve the way it connects users to adjacent neighborhoods and institutions.

Improvements to MBT wayfinding was recommended by community members participating in the 2015 MBT Safety and Access Study.

In coordination with DDOT, the NoMa Business Improvement District engaged Alta Planning + Design to complete a wayfinding study of the MBT from Union Station to Michigan Avenue. Your input is needed to make sure we get a great product.

Other improvements recommended in the Study that have been implemented to date include:

– signage annoucing the MBT

– new safety mirrors and safety signage along the MBT

– meeting point at M Street ramp

– several new murals along the MBT

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