Breakfast links: Reconnect the grid
Photo by Transportation for America on Flickr.
Covering I-395 will reconnect the grid:
Capital Crossing, a development that will cover the I-395 tunnel, begins construction in March
. When completed, it will reconnect F and G Streets and create three new city blocks. (NBC4)
Job training for DC's hardest-hit:
DC's unemployment rate dropped citywide, but many residents in Wards 5, 7, and 8 still have high levels of joblessness. Will new job training programs reach these residents
WMATA botches new signs:
WMATA is updating Metro signs to show the Silver Line, but installed incorrect signs
at Metro Center showing the Blue Line serving 5 Orange Line stations beyond Rosslyn. Officials will soon correct the signs. (Post)
Fairfaxers caught texting while driving:
In the first 6 months of Virginia's ban on texting while driving, the clear offender is Fairfax County
, which had 178 of 725 total state convictions. (WTOP)
Anti-gentrification posters appeared in Columbia Heights
with a web address that redirects viewers to DC's inclusionary zoning policy. (PoPville)
Too cold to bike?:
Capital Bikeshare trips dipped on the coldest days
in January, but many still rode bikeshare during frigid weather. CaBi logged 2,339 rides on January 7 when the low was 6 degrees. (Post)
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