Breakfast links: Under control
Cameras watch cameras: Prince George's is installing new cameras to monitor its traffic cameras, after some people vandalized its new cameras. (Post)
Metro making strides: Metro has come one step closer to running its trains automatically for the first time since the 2009 crash. The NTSB approved a new real-time train monitoring system. (Examiner)
No to resident-only parking: Montgomery County refused a Bethesda neighborhood's request to put up signs limiting parking to residents. Commuters to Walter Reed or NIH fill up parking on neighborhood streets. (Examiner)
Frederick boosts sprawl: Frederick County changes its zoning to allow up to 12,600 new homes on 9,000 acres. State officials think it will just worsen sprawl. (WTOP)
Transit vs. design?: Urban designers and transit planners often struggle to work together effectively. They engage too late in the planning process, and overestimate flexibility. Can this dynamic be improved? (Human Transit)
Blazing a new trail: DC will inaugurate the H Street Heritage Trail this Saturday. The trail runs from Union Station to Galladet University, and down H St NE. This will be the 13th heritage walking trail in the city. (DCist)
Fast enough?: Texas raised the speed limit on a toll road between Austin and San Antonio to 85 miles per hour, the highest in the country. Several states have been raising speed limits lately, drawing more drivers but more traffic deaths. (Streetsblog)
And...: The Circulator will see some route changes on October 1. (Post) ... Peter Shapiro and Anita Bonds plan to run for Phil Mendelson's at-large seat. (DCist) ... Fuming at clueless Examiner headline writers? Join WABA.Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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