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Dems make Bonds interim councilmember:
DC Democrats selected Anita Bonds
to fill the at-large seat vacated by Phil Mendelson's council chair election. The long-time activist and politician will serve through an April 23rd special election. (Post)
Arlington rejects electric taxis:
In a narrow vote, Arlington County Board voted down a proposal
for an all-electric taxi fleet. Board members expressed doubts about whether they were prepared to add electric vehicle charging infrastructure. (Post)
Bethesda could be better for bikes:
WABA made suggestions for adding bike lanes
and other changes in Bethesda, such as replacing one driving lane with bike lanes on Arlington Road, but the county DOT seems uninterested. (Patch, Corbin Dallas)
DC still the Corcoran's home:
The Corcoran Museum will stay in DC
. The art museum had been considering moving to a larger suburban location since June. (Post)
DC one of the choiciest:
Brookings ranked DC
third in school choice, with 40-45% of DC students in "schools of choice" like magnets and charters. (Post)
Tax land, not buildings?:
Minneapolis is looking to reduce surface parking. Should cities tax land for their development potential
to encourage higher-value and more intensive uses, and discourage surface parking? (Streets.mn)
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