Breakfast links: NoVA small cities, MD universities think big
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Falls Church flirts with density:
The city's new planning director told the Falls Church City Council, "You must make density your friend.
" Its commercial corridors must densify to strengthen the city's tax base. (FC News-Press)
UMD won't fight campus Purple Line:
UMD will stop opposing the Purple Line running on Campus Drive
. The previous president, Dan Mote, fought it fiercely, but new president Wallace Loh signaled his administration was more open to making it work. Students have repeatedly lobbied for the campus alignment. (Post)
MTA clears up photography spat:
The MTA will apologize to two photographers
who were harassed by transit police, will reiterate its photography policies to employees, and may discipline the responsible officers. The ACLU was pleased
. (Baltimore Sun)
Population shift necessitates housing shift:
More adult children are living with their parents
in Montgomery County and more adults are nearing retirement. This makes the county's lack of affordable housing even more dire. (WAMU)
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