Breakfast links: Parking on top
Multi-use parking garage: Springfield commuters may get rooftop athletic fields on a proposed parking garage. Fairfax country officials are also considering a pedestrian bridge over Old Keene Mill Road. (WBJ)
Parking funds for transit: After Atlanta-area voters shot down a package of transportation projects last year, Atlanta officials are considering taxing parking to generate $75 million for transit initiatives and pedestrian improvements. (Streetsblog)
Bikeshare in Howard County?: Howard County will study whether a bike sharing program would be a good idea for certain parts of the county. The study will look at places like Route 1 north of Laurel, Maple Lawn, and Columbia. (WTOP)
Mural against graffiti: In an effort to fight graffiti, which has quadrupled in the past 3 years, MuralsDC is working on a new mural in Shaw that will be completed later this week. (Washington Times)
Hyperloop for the future?: Tesla Motors' Elon Musk is proposing an ultra-fast transportation system called the Hyperloop that could speed travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes. (Falls Church, CNBC)
Generational divide?: As Baby Boomer move into urban areas and purchase many downtown developments marketed to younger buyers, they could push out younger, less established residents of trendy neighborhoods. (WSJ)
Fuel for DC growth: The trend of aging Baby Boomers moving from outer suburbs to inner-city Washington and transit oriented suburbs has contributed to the strength of the region's housing market and fueled increased population. (Atlantic Cities, KGA)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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