Breakfast links: Changing the landscape
Photo by rot ist die farbe der hoffnung on Flickr.
Freemasons pushed out, too:
A branch of the Freemasons is leaving its location near 14th & U Streets
to make way for a mixed-use apartment building. This particular branch of Freemasons is historically black. (Housing Complex)
Purple Line will reshape communities:
The proposed Purple Line still isn't yet funded
, but counties are pondering what to do around planned stations anyway, including at Chevy Chase Lake, College Park and New Carrollton. (Post)
Be careful, pedestrians AND drivers:
A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured
at 7th and Pennsylvania, NW. NBC Washington's video report only talks about pedestrians being unsafe, with no mention of driver behavior except a note about more traffic.
Congestion relief for BRAC?:
The Department of Defense will fund congestion relief projects
around BRAC sites. Montgomery County's hoped-for projects include the new Medical Center Metro entrance. (NBC Washington)
Learn how to deal with a crash:
If you're in a crash while riding a bike (or on foot), do you know how to get a police report? What if the report is wrong? WABA is holding a seminar
tonight on what to do after a crash. If you can't make it, read this
And in PG...:
A former deputy fire chief is the latest to plead guilty
in the Prince George's corruption scandal. (Post) ... The county wants to eliminate a porn shop
in Beltsville, but the zoning board expects an appeal. (Examiner)
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