Friday, June 28, 2013

Picture This - Monroe Street Market Section of MBT Opening Soon

This very short section of the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) is expected to be completed some time in July or August according to the Monroe Street Market twitter page and TheWashCycle, respectively.
— Monroe Street Market (@MonroeStMarket) June 26, 2013
The approximately 0.1 mile section runs roughly parallel to the Brookland CUA metrorail station and the new Monroe Street Market development beginning at 8th and Monroe to a slip lane that runs beneath the Michigan Avenue NE.

Section of MBT @ Monroe Market
Section of MBT @ Monroe Street Market - June 27. A photo by Ranpuba on the @DCBAC Flickr Page
This Section of the MBT in April 2013. A photo by Ranpuba on the @DCBAC Flickr Page

This section of the trail connects the 8th Street NE sharrow with the trail/sharrow portion of the MBT that runs along John McCormick Avenue NE, next to Catholic University of America.