Breakfast links I: Cluttered news
Photo by Mr. T in DC.
Bus driver harasses, not punished?:
A Metrobus driver sexually harassed a 16-year-old girl
, but police say they can't do anything because he didn't touch her, keep her on the bus, or explicitly ask for sex. (The Sexist)
Call 911 if you get hit:
A taxi driver hit Mark Blacknell
, chair of the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee. Blacknell says she should have called 911 right away; he instead just recorded the cab's info, but police didn't want to take a report later. (WashCycle)
Build on parking, not garden:
Instead of destroying a community garden
, Tommy Wells wants the Marine Corps to build on an existing parking garage. (Post)
Real cities have theaters:
At least two 20-somethings are eager
for change at Tysons Corner ... that change might include a theater
Can White House Urban Affairs do something?:
Adolfo Carrion, head of the White House Office of Urban Affairs, is moving to HUD
after accomplishing virtually nothing with the new office. Is the problem the small office, its interdisciplinary nature, or Carrion himself, who was never much of a policy guy? (Architect's Newspaper via Streetsblog)
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