Breakfast links: Work it out
Track work in OT: Metro uses an unknown amount of overtime for weekend track work, but with track work happening nearly every weekend, can't the hours be regularly scheduled? (Examiner)
Still no love for Calvary: While renovation work nears completion on the Calvary Women's Services building in Anacostia, neighbors are still opposed to the project and think Calvary is being a bad neighbor. (CHotR)
IMPACT will have a less harsh impact: DC will modify the IMPACT system so that student improvement is 35% of a teacher's score, instead of 50%, and there are fewer in-classroom observations. (Examiner)
Take it for a spin: Buildings in New York allow tenants to "test drive" a unit by renting it before deciding whether or not they want to buy it. Should DC developers be doing the same thing? (UrbanTurf)
America becoming more income segregated: Neighborhoods nationwide have become less diverse by income. The Washington region experienced this at about the national average; southwestern cities had the greatest change. (Post)
A greater greater (Seattle) Washington bus map: A new King County, Washington, bus map effectively displays the all-day service and gives a good visualization of frequency. How about a similar map here? (Human Transit)
And...: You can now take the train from Downtown Miami to the Miami Airport. (Critical Miami, Kevin) ... Buying housing takes 3.5 years to break even against renting in the DC area. (Post) ... Maryland will also get disaster money for derecho cleanup. (WT)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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