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Old 07-05-2009, 11:09 AM
 
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The map shows it is only a mile. I have no idea if these are busy streets with no sidewalks or if this is a bad neighborhood. I will have children with me, so feedback would be very helpful. Thanks

ETA: Kaiser is located at 201 N. Washington St.
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Old 07-05-2009, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Brambleton, VA
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The neighborhood isn't bad, but Lee Highway (aka Washington St.) is extremely busy. If I were you, I would take the GEORGE bus. The east route makes a loop from the EFC Metro, and goes down Washington St. - it's about a 14 minute ride to your destination (the stop at Washington and Park). Here is the schedule and route map. It's $1.35 cash (or $1.25 with SmarTrip).
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Old 07-05-2009, 06:37 PM
 
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The map shows it is only a mile. I have no idea if these are busy streets with no sidewalks or if this is a bad neighborhood. I will have children with me, so feedback would be very helpful. Thanks

ETA: Kaiser is located at 201 N. Washington St.

It's walkable.

Head south on N. Sycamore and make a right on 19th which becomes Westmoreland. Then, make a left onto N. Washington.

N. Sycamore is a well traveled road for both pedestrians and cars.

19th st. onto Westmoreland is more residential that becomes commercial.

N. Washington is a wide street for both pedestrians and cars.

Or, you can ride the Metro 2G bus from the EFC Metro that will drop you off near Kaiser.

http://www.wmata.com/bus/timetables/va/02.pdf
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:49 AM
 
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Its walkable or runnable for a 28 year old in < 20. For older people crossing Lee Hwy can be traumatic either during traffic or otherwise. Give yourself 30 minutes from the metro and then relax!
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:32 AM
 
Location: The Port City is rising.
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Its defininitely safe crime wise, and parts (right near the metro) are walkable in an "urban walkable place" sense. 29 itself is what some folks call " a traffic sewer" but IIRC (I've biked it, but its been quite a while) has complete sidewalks. But theres a new building under construction on the southside of 29, and I don't know what the construction has done to the sidewalk there - the north side has nothing under construction, but there are several auto focused businesses with driveways across the sidewalk, IIRC - so one must exercise due caution while walking.
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:37 AM
 
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It's walkable. I used to live next to the Kaiser building and would walk to the metro and back regularly. As mentioned above there is a big construction project on 29, you may have to use the sidewalk on the other side of the street, but that is the side Kaiser is on so you'd be crossing eventually anyways.
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:01 AM
 
Location: Brambleton, VA
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The original post is from over 3.5 years ago... hopefully she made it by now!
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:06 AM
 
Location: The Port City is rising.
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The original post is from over 3.5 years ago... hopefully she made it by now!

woops - the George bus reference should have tipped me off
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:33 AM
 
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The original post is from over 3.5 years ago... hopefully she made it by now!
I really need to check the dates of these threads I post in. I was actually living there at the time of her post!
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