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School bus cameras on the way:
Montgomery County will soon install cameras on school buses
to automatically catch drivers that illegally pass the bus, and fine them $250. The county already has manual lower resolution cameras on buses, but those are only used for issuing warnings. (Examiner)
Will PBR be served at housing forum?:
Looking to connect with young working professionals, Arlington is hosting a "Housing 4 Hipsters" event
to tout income-based deals on housing in a casual, happy-hour atmosphere. (ARLnow, Fitz)
Redskins won't make One City:
Wooing the Redskins will not build One City
, but rather divide residents. The crime-ridden, control board-supervised DC the Redskins left is not one that needs them back to redeem itself today. (Post)
No cloture, no Mica:
The Senate failed to reach cloture
on its transportation bill because Republicans wanted to force it to be more like the House bill. Meanwhile, House leaders have pushed John Mica aside
and given control of the House's bill to
Bill Shuster, who has a more extreme view. (Streetsblog)
Faster roads bad for cities, seniors:
Designing roads to increase vehicle speeds takes up more space
than grids of streets, hurting cities, and is less safe for seniors
, despite what highway boosters like AASHTO say. (Streetsblog)
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