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DC bond rating precarious:
Tax opponents claim increases could imperil DC's bond rating. Moody's did issue a warning yesterday
, but not because of taxes (whose reliable revenue could be a positive for bond agencies), but because of the federal government's behavior. (Post)
Meet the transit police:
The WMATA Riders' Advisory Council is holdinng a forum tonight
at 6 pm for riders to bring up concerns over safety on the system. (TBD)
Taxi drivers sue for larger voice:
Taxi drivers are suing the DC government
over rates and drivers not getting the 3 seats reserved for industry representatives. (DCist)
Davis wins in PG:
Derrick Leon Davis won the primary
to replace Leslie Johnson in the Prince George's council. (Gazette) ... This is a victory for County Executive Rushern Baker who endorsed Davis and needs his vote
to pass some key legislation.
$100 million for commuter parking lots:
VDOT will spend $100 million on new commuter parking lots
for people to access buses along I-95. Fairfax supervisors worry that some of the money should go to better bus service and that this will divert money from other regional priorities. (Examiner)
Waterfront park a big improvement:
Georgetown's waterfront park is finished
. Compare its great features to how the area looked long ago. (Georgetown Met)
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