A 1.4-acre plot of land east of downtown Takoma Park has long been eyed for development. While a neighborhood food co-op has sat on part of it for 20 years, a new plan to redevelop the space envisions restaurants, cafes, a parking garage and office space.
Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
As a member of the D.C. Council, Tommy Wells embraced the mantra of making sure local neighborhoods were “livable and walkable.” He’s now the head of the city department that’s re-branded itself to reflect a new focus on providing affordable renewal energy to residents. We chat with Wells about his priorities and the legacy of environmental legislation he championed as a lawmaker.
- Tommy Wells Director, D.C. Department of Energy and Environment
- Jonathan Wilson Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News
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