Breakfast links: Urban features come to Montgomery
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Mall owner prefers a town instead:
The owners of White Flint Mall want to replace the mall with a town
. The project would include 5 million square feet of offices, apartments, and shops and will take 25 years to complete. (Gazette, Mike)
HPRB nominees: 6 months later, no changes:
Mayor Gray held off for 6 months on planned nominees to the Historic Preservation Review Board following pushback from businesses... but has gone ahead and nominated
that same slate. (City Paper)
Food stamps down in DC, up in MD, VA:
The number of food stamp recipients fell 10.5% in DC
while jumping 10.2% and 21.2% in Virginia and Maryland respectively. The shift may signal the displacement of poverty from DC to the suburbs. (Examiner)
WMATA questions 14-hour workdays:
WMATA wants to reduce worker fatigue by limiting shifts to a maximum of 14 hours. Several board members think even that is too long
for a single shift. (Examiner)
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