Breakfast links: Wet and muddled
Communication train wreck continues in slow motion:
Metro's muddled messaging on the "Yellow and Orange Line Service Increase
" confuses Dr. Gridlock, whose explanations
frame the proposed change as "moving Blue Line trains" and lead off with the possible need for more colors. No!
Will Latino museum be interesting?:
The location isn't the only issue for the planned National Museum of the American Latino. Can it avoid being as dead as the American Indian museum
, which fragmented its programming too much so that each tribe could have its own space? Philip Kennicott worries that soon, "the Mall could have a large collection of very quiet and not terribly relevant museums."
Living close to transit is cheaper:
Montgomery residents far from transit pay more in added transportation costs
than they save through cheaper housing prices, according to a report by the Montgomery County Planning Board which the Examiner doesn't link to and which I can't find on the board's
or planning department's
Photography legal despite what guards say:
Annys Shin covers frequent harassment of photographers
trying to take pictures in public places, which we've reviewed in the past. Metro is one of the few agencies that gets good marks for training its people to not harass photographers. This follows Shin's earlier coverage of Maryland prosecuting a man
for videotaping a traffic stop. (Post)
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