Summer 2017 Progress

  • Rosslyn and Georgetown business communities have pledged $60,000 toward the goal of $300,000 for the private sector contribution to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) estimated cost of $1,000,000.
  • DC Council appropriated $250,000 to begin the EIS in FY18, placing the project in the office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED).
  • The Federal City Council has assumed an active role in developing the gondola project.
  • The Georgetown BID Board committed $100,000 to the EIS and is working to secure an additional $100,000 from other Georgetown sources.
  • Georgetown University arranged a meeting with the US House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee staff, who agreed to connect us with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) staff to discuss potential federal partnership in the project.