Breakfast links: Coming soon
SmartBike's construction. Photo by IntangibleArts on Flickr.
DC government's tech innovation:
New America Foundation's Kara Hadge summarizes discussions
from yesterday's panels
. OCTO plans QR codes
for Circulator buses and a contest to develop apps using Circulator data, including the past year's bus positions, and DDOT will launch a crowdsourcing tool for suggesting Capital Bikeshare locations.
EFC debate underway:
East Falls Church plan supporters and opponents faced off last night
for the first of many debates at the Arlington County Board. (Also, here's a good example of a balanced article on a development debate.) (Scott McCaffrey/Sun Gazette)
Fares too confusing?:
Howard Gleckman complains about the complexity
of Metro's fare system and the difficulty of knowing the cost of a ride, but also agrees with many of the reasons that the fare system got that way. (Forbes, Michael P.)
Developers, including affordable housing developers are pushing to change Inclusionary Zoning
so income restrictions don't remain in perpetuity. The rules keep units affordable, but also limit unit owners from gaining substantially from real estate appreciation. (City Paper)
Howard Theater, for real?:
The Howard Theatre could finally, really reopen
. Tipster Bossi says he's long believed that the rehab will really speed up revitalization in Shaw. (Alex Baca/City Paper)
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