Breakfast links: Remembering and moving on
Photo by RBudhu on Flickr.
Emergency response still muddy:
The region's emergency response plans still have huge holes
; for example, nobody has clear authority to order coordinated action across all jurisdictions. ... Does E Street really need to stay closed
Financial disclosure or erosion of home rule?:
Kwame Brown wants greater financial disclosures
. Councilmember Cheh agrees with the idea, but opposes using a federal law to implement it, which could put DC even more under Congress' thumb. (Post)
Is this development crime-resistant?:
Prince George's police might review development plans
for their potential to foster or resist crime, like whether there's adequate lighting and the design facilitates "eyes on the street." (Examiner)
Car-free easier and more popular:
It's easier than ever to go car-free
in DC, thanks to transit, bike infrastructure, and car sharing services. Over ¼ of households now own no car. Younger drivers are driving less as well. (Post) ... Sign the pledge
to go car-free on Car-Free Day, September 22!
New MLK road signs confusing:
Perhaps not surprisingly, new signs for "Martin Luther King Drive" are very confusing
in Anacostia, where the ceremonial road sometimes overlaps with MLK Blvd, SE and sometimes other roads. (And Now, Anacostia)
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