Breakfast links: Worrying about parking
Image from Calvin Cafritz Enterprises.
Chevy Chase building draws a fight:
A group of residents is organizing to fight
an 11-story by-right apartment building at Connecticut and Military. Michael Brown and Patrick Mara were quick to voice opposition to the project, while Matt Frumin and Paul Zukerberg want better communication and transparency. (Georgetown Dish)
Make cars louder?:
Regulators are proposing rules to force electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise
at 18 mph or less, so pedestrians can hear them. NHTSA estimates this will save 2,800 injuries per year. (The Fast Lane)
Cancel games, lose revenue:
The Washington Capitals will soon return to the Verizon Center after missing a few months of their season, but Natwar Gandhi estimates the District lost $200,000
for each cancelled game, or $6.4 million in total. (DCist)
Corporations ride free?:
A California man who drove alone in the carpool lane with his corporation's paperwork in the passenger seat is contesting his ticket
, arguing that as a corporation is a person, he was not driving "alone" at all. (Patch, David E.)
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