Due to a scheduling conflict, the Executive Board meeting of the Bluemont Civic Association has been relocated to Fire Statoin No. 2, 4805 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22203. The room is much smaller than the regular location, so the general membership meeting has been canceled.more
“We are grateful that Arlington County is listening to us and working to make our ‘Main Street’ a safer and more pleasant place for all residents and visitors.” - BCA President, Jonn Lau
Making note of long-standing positions of the Bluemont Civic Association (BCA) in support of sidewalk safety improvements, BCA President Jonn Lau and BCA Sidewalk Safety Task Force members today welcomed plans of the Arlington County Transportation Department to restripe Wilson Boulevard between N. Frederick Street and Four Mile Run in conjunction with previously scheduled repaving work.more
The vision for a redeveloped Ballston Mall will be presented.
We meet at Arlington Traditional School, 855 N. Edison St. The Executive Board meets at 7:00 pm. All members in good standing are invited to attend. The general membership meeting begins at 7:30 pm.more
Though the BCA does not hold general membership meetings in July or August, but the Executive Board and some committees still continue working on behalf of the membership and community.
BCA officers met with the Ballston Business Improvement District President Tina Leone. The Sidewalk Safety Task Force met with the county’s transportation divison and members of the county board. The Bluemont Village Center Task Force met with the Penrose Group. BCA members worked to have the county maintain safe pedestrian passage on sidewalks.more
Wilson Blvd. between N. Frederick and Manchester Streets is targeted for repaving and reconfiguration in April
The county’s plans respond to BCA requests. In 2012, BCA members voted to support Wilson Blvd.’s reconfiguration to make it safer and more accessible for all modes of transportation. The BCA called for a two-phase implementation: 1) Restripe the existing four lanes to two through-lanes, a two-way center turn lane (with dedicated turn lanes at intersections) and two bicycle lanes. 2) Widen sidewalks and planting strips to meet Americans with Disabilities Act requirements and county design guidelines. The improvements would take place within the existing public right-of-way.more