Breakfast links: Patience is a virtue
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Slower speeds may come to DC:
Muriel Bowser wants to lower residential speed limits
in from 25 to 15 mph. Slower speeds reduce the number and severity of injuries to pedestrians hit by drivers. And Mary Cheh proposes a new rule about stopping at crosswalks. (DCist)
Bag fee increases shoplifting?:
Some Safeways now check your receipt
after you check out. Safeway blames the bag fee, saying more people bringing reusable bags means some use them to shoplift. Commenters are skeptical. (City Paper)
One man owes $17 million in back taxes:
The District placed a tax lein on the house of a Chevy Chase man they say owes the city $17 million
in back taxes. The next-highest alleged tax delinquent owes the District a far smaller sum of $856,439. (Post)
Bike "garage" slated for Franconia:
WMATA plans an indoor bike parking facility
at Franconia-Springfield, as part of a new garage. Rates will be lower overnight, to encourage reverse commuters to ride from the Metro to a nearby office. (FABB)
Struggle on the waterfront:
Some Alexandrians opposed the city's plan
for waterfront redevelopment say the city doesn't listen to them. The city's acting manager says opponents are confusing 'listen' with 'agree.' (Post)
Utah entitled to Arizona highways:
I-15 connects UT and NV via a 30-mile route through a nearly uninhabited corner of Arizona. Arizona wants to toll the highway
to fund repairs since it serves few Arizonans. Utah's governor is unhappy. (LA Times)
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