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Photos from the November YIPPS Bike Tour

9 Nov

Thanks to everyone who participated in the November bike tour.  It was a huge success!  Stay tuned for information about the next YIPPS TRIPP.


November YIPPS TRIPP – Bike Tour

11 Oct

Come join us on Saturday November 6th for a local YIPPS DC bike excursion. We’ll be exploring a number of new development projects, plans, and community issues from Capitol Hill to the SW Waterfront.

A tentative schedule for the trip is below. If you don’t own a bike and would still like to attend, you should plan on arriving about 20-30 minutes early to rent your bike from Bike and Roll located in the bike station at Union Station. Please RSVP as soon as possible. We will send out a final itinerary once we get a tally of those who will be attending.

What: YIPPS DC Bike Excursion
When: Saturday, November 6th
Time: 10am to ~2pm
Meet up spot: Union Station – Bike Station

Click here to sign up


Tentative Schedule
1. Meet up at the Bike Station at Union Station 10am
Tommy Well’s Welcome
2. Pennsylvania Ave Bike Lanes
DDOT will provide an overview how bike lanes down America’s main street became a reality
3. NCPC 10th Street SW Corridor Eco District
Diane Sullivan from NCPC will provide an overview of an exciting new planning effort designed to restore and enhance the corridor into a national showcase for sustainability.
4. SW Waterfront Wharf
PN Hoffman representatives will talk about their exciting development proposals to reconnect DC to the water
5. The Yards and Near Southeast
Michael Stevens with the Capitol Riverfront BID will provide an overview of how the Yards and other projects are transforming the near southeast neighborhood.
6. Capitol Hill Community Garden or Kingman Island (Tentative)
7. Capitol Bike Share stop
Learn about the region’s new bike sharing system from DDOT and efforts to expand the bike sharing system from MWCOG
7. Visit H Street NE – Atlas District
Relax with a beer after a long ride and hear from Joe Englert, developer, restauranter, about his vision for the neighborhood and his experience opening some of DC’s newest and most creative establishments.

Click here to sign up

YIPPS Trip: Photos from Navy Yard and Barrack’s Row Tour

11 Sep

Thanks to Matt Schwartz and Ben Schneider from the US Navy’s NAVFAC and Sharon Bosworth from the Barrack’s Row Main Street for giving YIPPS members two incredible tours.  Enjoy the photos.  News on our next YIPPS Trip is coming soon!

YIPPS TRIP: Navy Yard and Barrack’s Row Tour

14 Aug

Note: Registration is now closed.  Keep your eyes peeled for the next YIPPS TRIP.

Please join Matt Schwartz of the US. Navy NAVFAC Washington, and
Sharon Bosworth of Barracks Row Main Street for a tour of the
Washington Navy Yard and Tour of Barracks Row, followed by lunch and
drinks at Starfish.  Space is limited.  Please sign up here – you will
receive a confirmation email if there is space available or if you are
on the waiting list.

10:00 – 11:30 Navy Yard Tour
11:30 – 12:30 Barracks Row Tour
12:30 onward – Lunch and Drinks at Starfish (Martin Smith, Executive
Director – Barrack’s Row, Sharon Bosworth, Barrack’s Row, and Matt
Schwartz, NAVFAC will be there to chat and answer questions)

To sign up, please click the following link, or past into your
browser.  There is room for 20 registrants and 5 on the waiting list.
This link will be deactivated once capacity is reached.…