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DC Government to Hold Annual “Truck Touch” Sat., June 15 at RFK, Lot 7

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Free, family-friendly event is city’s official summer kick off and offers something for all ages.

(Washington, DC)  The DC Department of Public Works invites the public to attend DC’s annual free, citywide “Truck Touch” Saturday, June 15, 2013, from 9 am to 2 pm at RFK Stadium, Lot 7. DC government agencies will demonstrate and explain the vehicles used to clean and repair streets, change traffic lights, fix potholes, clear snow, provide emergency services and more. Mayor Vincent Gray’s official summer kick-off event will take place in the adjacent Lot 6 and will offer activities for kids of all ages as well as family services and information from 9 am until 5 pm.

This is the city’s sixth Truck Touch, which is coordinated annually by the DC Department of Public Works. The event will feature vehicles from all DC government agencies that provide infrastructure support and emergency and medical services. Agencies that provide direct services also will be on hand to offer information and a wide variety of mobile services from health screenings to voter registration information. Families can enjoy live music, skating, hoop contests, Segway rides, electric and hybrid vehicle test drives and much, much more.

What: Sixth Annual City-Wide Truck Touch and Summer Kick Off Event

When: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 9 am - 5 pm (Truck Touch portion ends at 2pm)

Where: RFK Stadium, Lot 6 & 7; 2400 East Capitol Street, NE