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Just don't call it "Silicon _____":
The Gray administration has designated 7th Street and Georgia Avenue NW a "tech corridor
." Will the move undermine other initiatives? More details will be revealed at an event on Wednesday
. (City Paper, WBJ)
But the Post won't be a part:
Jeff Bezos is hiring programmers and designers
for the Washington Post, but he won't be hiring and training people in the Washington area; instead, the jobs will be in New York. (Capital New York, Ken Archer)
Re-timing DC's traffic lights:
Over 200 signals in Wards 6, 7, and 8 are being adjusted
to improve the experience of both pedestrians and drivers. The project will address other parts of the city through 2016. (DCist)
How can we get to "Vision Zero"?:
How should agencies reorganize to implement Vision Zero? After years of incremental progress on safety, WABA will call to effectively protect vulnerable road users
at an oversight hearing.
De Blasio pushes for affordable housing:
The New York City mayor is demanding that a large redevelopment project include 9% more affordable housing units
. But how much is too much? Even advocates are wary lest the project is delayed. (Next City)
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