Breakfast links: Violence about the roads
Photo by yeweni on Flickr.
Speed hump leads to murder:
A Burke man who advocated for traffic calming on his street was murdered on Sunday
by a neighbor who evidently didn't care for the speed hump. (Post, Gavin, Bossi)
Ride the inaugural CaBis:
Capital Bikeshare's launch is Monday the 20th. DDOT and Arlington are organizing an inaugural ride
starting at USDOT near the Navy Yard at 10:30 and riding bikes for the first time to stations all over. Email Megan.Kanagy@dc.gov to sign up to participate. David will be leading one of the rides. (CommuterPageBlog)
Estimate your transportation costs:
Abogo, from the Center for Neighborhood Technology, estimates how much you'll have to spend on transportation
living in any particular neighborhood. DC's rents look good when you consider that transportation in the District is a comparative bargain. (Eric Fidler via Planetizen)
Trans-Hudson tunnel halted:
The Access to the Region's Core rail tunnel from New Jersey to Manhattan, the country's largest stimulus-funded project, was halted abruptly late last week
, ostensibly to review finances. (Transportation Nation)
Singing a new Metro song:
The guy that brought us "Arlington Rap" has released his next opus, the "Metro Song."
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