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What to do with Union Station? Tour buses?:
A lot is happening around Union Station, but a plethora of agencies
and scarce funding stand in the way of making it truly great. It also kicked out tour buses to accommodate intercity buses, but where will the tour buses park
while kids are touring? (City Paper)
DC United not considering Prince George's:
County officials are looking into building a lacrosse stadium
that could double as a soccer stadium for DC United. DC United, however, says they're only looking for new locations in DC and Baltimore. (Examiner)
Inflation applies to Dulles tolls:
To fund the Silver Line, tolls on the Dulles Toll Road, like everything else in the economy, will rise annually
for decades hence. (Examiner)
Cyclists' Ed. comes to elementary school:
WABA gave safety and riding tutorials
to Stoddert Elementary students last week. Program is funded through DDOT under the Safe Routes to School Program. (Georgetown Patch)
Test scores and the achieve gap rise:
Test scores at DCPS are up, but among the nation's urban school systems, DC suffers the widest achievement gap
between white and black students. (Washington Times)
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