Breakfast links: Greenery
Plants come back to Dupont: Metro will plant drought-resistant plants at the Dupont Circle station after they took out plants a DC resident put in, citing concerns about safety and rats. (Post)
Green roofs on the rise: A homeowner in Petworth talks about installing a green roof, with the help of District incentives that are helping DC lead the way in green roof planting. (Post)
Stadium could disrupt CaBi: The proposed soccer stadium at Buzzard Point is also the current home to Capital Bikeshare operations, which will likely have to relocate, posing a challenge in a city with limited warehouse space. (TheWashCycle)
Glover Park intersection redesigned: The intersection of Tunlaw and 37th Street in Glover Park has been rebuilt to address safety concerns and will now feature a new traffic pattern and signage intended to slow drivers. (Post)
What to change in DC tax code: Several groups want DC's Tax Revision Committee to recomend specific tax code changes. Recommendations included a more progressive tax code and taxing vacant land at a higher rate. (WBJ)
White Flint Mall legal battle continues: The owners of White Flint Mall have countersued Lord & Taylor, their anchor retailer after Lord & Taylor sued White Flint LP in order to stall a planned town center-style redevelopment project at the site. (WBJ)
Less funding for DCHA: The DC Housing Authority anticipates less federal resources for capital improvement this year, leaving the Housing Authority scrambling to fund much-needed repairs and maintenance. (City Paper)
BRT construction moves ahead in Alexandria: The Route 1 Bus Rapid Transitway in Alexandria is progressing, and is expected to be operational by 2014. Officials hope that the route will ease traffic along Route 1. (Patch)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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- Ask Congress to give DC self-rule on building heights
- It's fine to not build parking at Tysons Metro stations
- Alexandria board rejects King Street bike lanes
- DC sports spaces give short shrift to girls
- Sexist Metro ad asks "Can't we just talk about shoes?"
- Downtown & Georgia Avenue Walmarts open for business