Breakfast links: Red and green
Nats win logistically: Aside from the score, the Nats' first postseason home game went very well, with few problems and many people opting to take Metro or bike. (Examiner) ... About 9% of Capital Bikeshare's bikes were at the ballpark, says DDOT.
NoMa room for green: In pursuit of development, NoMA may have missed its chance of getting a real park. Now it will take a creative solution between the city and developers to create any significant park space. (City Paper)
No green for Purple?: Maryland has little money for transportation, which means it would have trouble paying for its share of the Purple Line unless the state legislature raises revenue, private developers pay, or something else. (Examiner)
Bikes get more green in the rain: A new signal in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands gives cyclists more green lights when it's raining or snowing. The signal is a pilot project on a key bridge in the city.
Church goes where the fish are: A Capitol Hill church is moving to Prince George's because its worshipers live there and can no longer park on Capitol Hill. (Post)
Kingman Park Secrecy Association: The Kingman Park Civic Association's bylaws, among other things, forbid members from talking about the association on email or telephone, or from sharing their own bylaws with outsiders. (City Paper)
Corcoran can't move?: The Corcoran might not be allowed to move outside the L'Enfant City, according to a group who says its 1869 charter forbids another location. (Post)
InteresTED in maps: A graphic designer talks about the task of simplifying Dublin's complex bus map. He explains why schematic maps work better than geographic maps, and how our minds process geographic information. (TED, akg)
And...: The Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation swears off superhighways. (Streetsblog) ... Everything you wanted to know about ANCs but were afraid to ask. (RPUS) ... With climate change on the horizon, DC works to improve its levees. (Patch)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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