Breakfast links: And one more
Another shoe drops: In addition to bank fraud, Kwame Brown was charged with making an illegal campaign expenditure in the 2008 campaign, a local misdemeanor. He is expected to plead guilty today. (Post)
Two elections for the price of one: Candidates can simultaneously run for chair and a regular Council seat in November, as the 2 are not technically the same election though they're on the same day. (DCist)
Is Gray next?: After a nearly 16-month investigation, is Mayor Gray going to be the next to fall? David Catania has urged the mayor to either speak out on the investigation and any wrongdoing, or quit. (Examiner)
Don't stop here: Lopping off Loudoun's stations from the Silver Line would mean the MWAA would have to build a remote lot for commuters near the Dulles Airport stop and have them shuttled by bus, something the MWAA chief is not keen on. (WTOP)
Metro fights harassment: After two months, has Metro's anti-harassment program worked? It's probably too early to tell, but at least one anti-harassment advocate seems pleased with the progress so far. (DCist)
Interns will ride: Intern season is upon us and many of them will be riding the Metro. What advice would you give them? (Post)
The neighborhoods of the future, now: In 2010, bloggers, journalists, real estate agents and developers opined on what unsung DC neighborhood would be attracting homebuyers in 2015. Now, they looked back at their choices. (UrbanTurf)
And...: DDOT just turned ten years old. (TBD) ... In partnership with the DC Housing Authority, Zipcar will place cars at two public housing sites. (DCist) ... There are ways to get more people, particularly women, to start biking. (Newgeography)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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