Breakfast links: Closures
Photo by Tommy Ironic on Flickr.
Some schools survive:
DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson will keep some schools open
she had proposed closing, including Garrison and Francis-Stevens in Ward 2, Johnson and Malcolm X in 8, and and Smothers in 7. (DCist)
Light rail for Southeast DC?:
The Capital Riverfront BID has proposed a new light rail line
running from Union Station to St. Elizabeths. How would it relate to existing transit or the planned streetcar network? (WBJ)
G'town argues parking:
At the Georgetown parking meeting, some suggested smaller RPP zones
while others like being able to commute to Dupont. Charging non-residents to park on side streets was also controversial. (Georgetown Metropolitan)
Parade will show off bilke lanes:
When the inaugural parade goes down Pennsylvania Avenue, there will be no way for the TV cameras not to capture shots of the bike lane
right down the middle. DC officials are excited about showing off the lanes. (Post)
Darrell Issa, DC's best friend:
When many thought House Republicans might try to re-impose the Control Board, oversight chairman Darrell Issa instead turned out to be a big advocate
for more DC budget autonomy. How did that happen? (City Paper)
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