20 August 2002
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[Federal Register: August 20, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 161)]
[Page 53981]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Public Comment Period on the Draft National Capital Urban Design 
and Security Plan

AGENCY: National Capital Planning Commission.

ACTION: Availability of the Draft National Capital Urban Design and 
Security Plan and opportunity for public comment.


SUMMARY: In response to the proliferation of hastily installed security 
barriers that are marring the appearance of Washington's Monumental 
Core, the National Capital Planning Commission has prepared a draft 
Urban Design and Security Plan to identify permanent, comprehensive 
security and streetscape improvements to be developed over the next 
three to five years. The plan proposes solutions for areas throughout 
the Monumental Core including Pennsylvania Avenue, the Federal 
Triangle, the National Mall, Independence and Constitution Avenues, the 
Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, Downtown, the West End, and the 
Southwest Federal Center. The Commission is conducting a 60-day public 
comment period on the draft plan.

DATES: An information session that includes opportunity for public 
comment will be held on Wednesday, September 4, 2002 from 5:30 p.m. to 
7:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Capital Planning 
Commission office, 401 9th Street, NW., North Lobby, Suite 500, 
Washington, DC 20576.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The draft plan is available on the Commission's 
Web site http://www.ncpc.gov/publications/UDSP.html. It is also available 
on CD from the Commission's offices at 401 9th Street, NW., North Lobby, 
Suite 500, Washington, DC 20576. Printed copies will be available upon 
request from July 26, 2002. Individuals interested in testifying at the public 
meetings should call the National Capital Planning Commission, 202-482-
7200. Members of the public who wish to testify and have not signed up 
in advance may sign up at the meeting before the start of the session. 
Those testifying will be limited to three minutes for individuals and 
five minutes for organizations, and will generally be scheduled on a 
first-come basis. Written comments may be submitted before, during or 
after the public meeting. Comments may be mailed to the attention of 
Elizabeth Miller at the National Capital Planning Commission. Comments 
may also be sent by fax: 202-482-7272 or by e-mail: infor@ncpc.gov. All 
comments should be received by the end of the comment period, September 
9, 2002.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Miller, 202-482-7246.

    Dated: August 9, 2002.
Ash J. Jain,
Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-21066 Filed 8-19-02; 8:45 am]