Weekend links: Let the games begin
Photo by Dave Catchpole on Flickr.
Parking worries in AdMo:
As more restrictive parking rules go into effect reserving more space for residents, some retailers in Adams Morgan are worried it will hurt their business
, despite the presence of new parking garages. (WJLA)
Silver Line could get cheaper money:
The TIFIA loan program, expanded in the latest transportation bill, could help cut the cost for the Silver Line
, and reduce the burden on Toll Road commuters. It's complicated, though. (Bacon's Rebellion)
We need infrastructure:
Even the highway building association agrees we need more than just roads
for the future, and notes that even George Washington wanted the federal government to fund infrastructure. (Streetsblog)
See the data:
Thanks to open data, developers are now developing several visualizations
around New York subway entrances. Since WMATA scans both when entering and exiting stations, even more data could be available there. (Atlantic Cities)
Think your commute is bad?:
The average wait for a bus in New Delhi is 70 minutes
and as more people buy cars, the buses get slower, causing even more people to buy cars. (Atlantic Cities)
When chains arrive:
Chains tend to enter neighborhoods after they have been established, but there are some exceptions
, like Whole Foods which cares more about the demographic mix of an area. (RPUS)
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