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Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG)

Throughout the planning process for the Metrorail station, citizen work groups have provided an important forum for community and stakeholder input. A Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group was established in 2008 and met through 2010. In 2011, the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group was re-convened as the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) to ensure a thorough technical analysis of a potential new Metrorail station.

In September 2015, City Council revised PYMIG's responsibilities and composition to enable PYMIG to function as a forum for the public outreach process through station opening and allow the group to consider the variety of issues that will arise as the project moves into design and construction.

Staff from the Department of Transportation and Environmental Services and the Department of Project Implementation serve as primary liaisons to PYMIG with support from other departments and consultants when needed. The staff of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) also assist. The Work Group meets regularly to discuss issues related to the Metrorail station. The public is invited to attend all meetings.  For additional information, contact Lee Farmer at or call 703.746.4146.

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The latest meeting of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) was held on November 16. This meeting was the second in a series of public meetings seeking input on the conceptual design of the Metrorail station. The meeting included a group discussion and interactive exercise regarding potential station forms and concepts for Potomac Greens Park. 

Please view the meeting presentation and video for more information. You can take the online survey here. The survey will be open until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.

Upcoming Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group Meetings
PYMIG will hold a series of meetings to seek public input on the Metrorail station design. The next meeting will be held on Monday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe Street).

Functions of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group

  • Review and provide input on Environmental Impact Statement documents;
  • Provide input on project design;
  • Receive updates on funding issues related to the new Metrorail station; and
  • Facilitate discussion of construction mitigation for community impacts during construction.

Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group Members

  • William Euille, City Council
  • Justin Wilson, City Council
  • Stephen Milone, Environmental Policy Commission
  • Stephen Beggs, Park and Recreation Commission
  • Stephen Koenig, Planning Commission
  • Jerry King, Transportation Commission
  • Kerry Donley, Community At-Large
  • Ephorm Freeman III, Community At-Large
  • David Dunn, Community - East of CSX
  • Tanya Culbert, Community - West of CSX
  • Matthew Ginivan, Business At-Large

Meetings & Materials for the Work Group  

November 16, 2015

October 28, 2015

September 21, 2015

May 13, 2015

March 31, 2015

January 29, 2015

October 23, 2014

June 26, 2014   

May 15, 2014 

 January 6, 2014 

June 10, 2013  

 January 30, 2013 

October 10, 2012 

May 16, 2012 

February 6, 2012 

October 26, 2011 

June 30, 2011 

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