Breakfast links: Rails and money
This will be the end of the streetcar line. Photo by whiteknuckled.
Speak for streetcars: Contact the DC Council
to ask them to support streetcar funding. Phil Mendelson is opposing the H/Benning line because it "has no beginning and no end" even though it will if it gets money. (Streetcars 4 DC)
If it's AAA, it leads:
Another WTOP story prominently features what AAA thinks about the redesign
of the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes. However, Adam Tuss does ask WABA what they think, as well.
Not enough government in Maryland?:
Do Montgomery and Prince George's counties get short shrift from the GSA in leasing federal office space? Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) thinks so
. GSA says there's just less available space in Prince George's, but they lease much of it anyway. There certainly are plenty of underutilized Metro stations ripe for some federal facilities. (Gazette)
Flip him the smiley face:
A new car toy allows a driver to display an emoticon or a little message
(like "Sorry" or a middle finger) to the driver behind. Good idea or horrible? It could allow better communication than an ambiguous honk, but could also create another way to be distracted. (ThinkGeek.com, Dave Murphy)
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