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Tax break for empty church land?:
Vincent Orange wants to give a tax break
to the National Shrine for undeveloped land. CFO Gandhi warns granting the break would encourage many other churches to leave land fallow and ask for tax breaks. (WBJ)
Tysons gets buses:
Fairfax plans new bus service in Tysons
to transport Silver Line riders. A circulator will serve all 4 Tysons stations every 10 minutes. (Post)
Suburban officials criticize DC:
Economic development officials from Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William said DC does not collaborate very well
with the region. A DC spokesman says the counties are just trying to "elevate their own status." (WBJ)
Tide turning on driver responsibility?:
Brian Williams reports on distracted driving
and its toll in human lives. Going beyond what most journalists do, he also called for tougher penalties for drivers who kill people. (Boston Streets)
Metrohenge Dupont is today:
If you go onto the Dupont South escalator at 12:30 today, you will be bathed in a shaft of light
. The sun lines up perfectly with the escalator creating "Metrohenge Dupont." (Express)
Amtrak eyes new bridge and tunnel:
Amtrak plans to begin preliminary engineering work
this year on replacing the B&P Tunnel in Baltimore and for the bridge over the Susquehanna River. MARC also uses both. (RT&S)
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