Breakfast links: New growth in old places
CaBi comes to Alexandria: CaBi station installation begins today in Alexandria. The stations will be concentrated in Old Town and won't come online until they are all installed. (Patch)
Where the growth is: Over half of DC's population growth over the last decade was driven by growth in the central part of the city, with smaller growth in upper Northwest and the outlying areas in the eastern part of the city. (Examiner)
Around the field: NPS and VDOT are nearing agreement on a Manassas Battlefield detour. The plan allows for a new road around the battlefield while closing two roads that run through it. But others think the inside roads can be closed without building a new expressway. (InsideNova)
Circle in the sky: One Dutch city has built a floating bicycle roundabout above a busy interesection. Could this solution be adapted for Memorial Circle? (BicycleDutch)
Planning roots: Urban planning is over 100 years old with its early days marked with addressing such problems on what to do with manure and an unfortunate history of promoting segregation. (Atlantic Cities)
Romney's record on smart growth: Mitt Romney has some impressive achievements in smart growth while he was governor of Massachusetts but since running for president he seems to have backed away from those policies. (Next American City)
And...: Watch the onboard video of the Ride On bus crash. (WTOP) ... Three Virginia parkways get new numbers. (WTOP) ... Anacostia's Uniontown restaurant has been evicted because of drug dealing. (Post) ... Brookland gets more bike parking. (WashCycle)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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