Established in 1954, the Federal City Council (FC2 or "Council") is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the improvement of the District of Columbia. Since its founding, the FC2 has a rich history of achievement, having played a critical role in the creation of Metro, the renovation of Union Station, the establishment of the Verizon Center, and the redevelopment of Pennsylvania Avenue. Comprised of the area’s top business, professional, education and civic leaders, the Council works with the District and federal governments to develop and implement solutions to important community problems. By serving as a trusted partner for civic improvement, and by bringing to bear the knowledge, experience, access, and resources of its members, the Council plays a critical role in the advancement of the District of Columbia.
On Thursday, June 22, the Federal City Council, along with a coalition of over 20 business and civic organizations, sent the below letter to Mayor Bowser, Governor Hogan, Governor McAuliffe, and USDOT Secretary Chao. This letter outlines the approach that the business community has rallied behind and is intended to provide these stakeholders with a set of principles that will help address the complex challenges facing the system.