Breakfast links: Bound to happen
Photo by RICarr on Flickr.
Where the rubber meets the road:
New interim councilmember Anita Bonds is not alone when it comes to outside employment. Though her position with DC's main street paving firm is noteworthy when she is calling for more street paving
No Alexandria streetcar?:
Alexandria may be getting cold feet on the Route 1 Streetcar
, which would leave Arlington on its own. Alexandria will focus on the Potomac Yards Metro stop and will use BRT as either a temporary or permanent substitute to the streetcar. (Patch)
Improve before CaBi:
Bike advocates have called for more bike facilities
, including bike lanes, sharrows, and the completion of the Metropolitan Branch and Silver Spring Green Trails in preparation of CaBi's arrival in Silver Spring and Takoma Park. (Patch)
Passenger could reopen after a ride:
The Passenger and a new bar, Hogo, will have to close
when Douglas redevelops the corner of 7th Street and New York Avenue, but the developer wants to see the popular bar return in that space or nearby. (City Paper)
Orange County, California's pioneering toll roads might not be able to pay its debts
because fewer people than anticipated are using the roads, making revenues far below forecasts despite steep toll hikes. (LA Times, Ben Ross)
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