Mayor Muriel Bowser hereby gives notice of establishment of the Streetlight Advisory Panel (“SAP”) to provide feedback on the District’s Smart Lighting Project (“Project”), which is a joint effort of the Office of Public-Private Partnerships (“DC OP3”), the District Department of Transportation (“DDOT”) and the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (“OCTO”).
The Project is proposed to modernize the District’s more than 75,000 streetlights by converting them to LED technology with remote monitoring and control capabilities and deploy Smart City technology, including expansion of the District broadband Wi-Fi network and a platform for future uses and applications. It is also anticipated that the selected developer will obtain private financing for the Project and operate and maintain the existing and improved lighting systems under a long-term, performance-based contract. For those interested in learning more about the Project, please visit http://op3.dc.gov/streetlights.
The purpose of the SAP shall be receive periodic updates during the procurement, design, construction and operations phases of the Project and to provide critical feedback that will improve the overall quality of the Project.
Areas of expertise: Interested parties MUST be residents of the District of Columbia, with skills/expertise in one of the following areas:
Community organizations and community members
Historic Preservation and Design
Lighting Technology and Engineering
Streetlight Task Force Member
If interested, please complete this application and a member of the MOTA staff will reach out to discuss. No letters of endorsement are required.
For more information, please contact MOTA at 202-727-1372.