Breakfast links: Ups and downs
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Raise the height in places:
BeyondDC responds to the suggestion
from Matt Yglesias and Ryan Avent that Washington raise its height limit. The limit should be increased strategically, but not raised citywide, or removed altogether.
Even when the economy recovers, many exuburban houses will never regain their lost value. Lenders need to face this fact, argues TNR
. (Eric Fidler)
Where are the food deserts?:
A new study conducted with The Reinvestment Fund confirms what many of us already suspected: Wards 7 and 8 are food deserts
. The study incorporated not only distance to groceries but also socioeconomic factors that affect mobility and access. (TNR, charlie)
Phase I of Moynihan Station starts:
Ray LaHood joined New York lawmakers to break ground on the first phase
of Penn Station's expansion into the Farley Post Office across the street. (Post, Cavan) ... Chris Christie is likely to kill the ARC tunnel
Friday unless a government besides New Jersey offers to cover any cost overruns. (Second Ave. Sagas)
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