Breakfast links: The numbers show the change
Photo by Photocapy on Flickr.
Segregation on the rise, in PG:
Every jurisdiction in the region is becoming more diverse, except Prince George's County
, which has more almost all-black neighborhoods (many quite affluent). Some say living with fellow African-Americans is just what many people want. (Post)
Metro complaints down, bus complaints up:
Complaints coming in to WMATA have declined 10%
. The only category to increase was bus complaints. Are buses getting worse, or do new bus riders just report problems more? (Examiner)
Sulaimon case has less evidence, or more:
A Congressional committee can't substantiate allegations
in the Sulaimon Brown scandal. (Post) ... But an anonymous Examiner source says prosecutors have found a document
that may be incriminating.
DC has 2 of worst 10 public spaces:
A list of 10 "failed plazas and squares
" includes both the plaza outside HUD and the National Mall. The only US plaza that made the best 10 list is in Portland. (Atlantic Cities)
Vacant property abounds in East Harlem:
Some property owners in East Harlem keep whole buildings empty
in hopes they can get far more money in the future. But that means less housing and less vibrant blocks in the meantime. (NY Times)
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