Breakfast links: Cold and white
Photo by Maryland Route 5 on Flickr.
It snowed, and now is really cold! There were disabled trains
causing delays at Bethesda and Rosslyn, and on MARC
. How was your commute? (Post)
Transforming away from crime:
Prince George's effort of focusing government services to fight crime seems to be working
. The 6 Transforming Neighborhood Inititive communites saw dramatic drops in violent crime. (Post)
The long road of the Bi-County:
The Bi-County Parkway has a long and complex history
, including an unpopular PR campaign from VDOT in support of the road. A new governor could add more uncertainty to the road's future. (LoudounTimes)
Faster but concentrated?:
The DC Housing Authority may sell off some property
in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to jump-start building of affordable units. But the move would concentrate affordable units in one building. (City Paper)
Meet the new CFO:
Jeffery DeWitt starts as DC's CFO today
. DeWitt previously was Phoenix's CFO before taking over for the retiring Natwar Gandhi. (WTOP)
Metro wants to hear from you:
WMATA wants people to take a survey
on fares and what priority capital improvement projects, like escalator repair, should take.
The great Metrothon:
One man is going to attempt to exit all 86 Metro stations
tomorrow. Can he make it before the system closes? (Patch)
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