Greater Greater Week in Review: March 13-19, 2011
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Contest: Design a better Metro map: Do you think you can design a better Metro map? We're having a contest to see what a new Metro map could look like.
Hine project is opportunity too great to pass up: Last night, residents across Ward 6 got an update on the Stanton/Eastbanc project proposed for the former Hine Junior High School site.
Downtown Silver Spring provides freedom for couple: I've just returned home from a great commute, and am in the best mood I've been in all day. How many people say that regularly?
To reduce enforcement errors, MPD wants traffic division: The Metropolitan Police Department wants a dedicated traffic unit to fix enforcement problems, including stories about officers serving tickets to injured pedestrians or cyclists at the hospital.
Now and not so long ago: M and Potomac: Here is the 3200 block of M Street, NW today and in 1993.
How much land is in each quadrant?: How much of each of DC's quadrants is land? Water? Parks? Military bases? The quadrants aren't all equal. Far from it.
Facebook, live comments diametrically opposed on skybridge: The Montgomery County Council has again rejected a skybridge for the Silver Spring library, but the hearing revealed some fascinating facts about the ways people debate in person and on social media.
DC Council considers primary date, diagonal parking, free school transit, taxi medallions and much more: DC's primary will likely move to April, people will get solar rebates, and bills introduced in the DC Council yesterday could establish a taxi medallion system, make transit free for schoolchildren, add diagonal parking, and put requirements on large retailers like Walmart.
Capital Bikeshare introduces new 5-day pass: Capital Bikeshare has quietly added a new rental option: a 5-day pass, priced at $15.
- Walk or bike along the Anacostia, but only business hours
- Upper NW livability study, part 2: Circles and conflicts
- Two plans devise opposite approaches for Rockville Pike
- Upper NW study suggests traffic calming, bike boulevards
- Food trucks enhance brick-and-mortar restaurants
- Ward 7 residents ask for safer, more reliable bus service
- Despite rich history, no theaters remain east of the river
- Will Baker make Prince George's safe for walking and biking?
- Live chat with George Hawkins of DC Water
- New national design guide moves bike infrastructure forward
- Scenes of Washington: Murals
- Reconstructing the Flickr pool
- Support CSG and WABA's efforts this spring
- Metro bag searches aren't always optional
- Young kids try to assault me while biking
- Redeveloping McMillan is the only way to save it
- Endless zoning update delay hurts homeowners
- Focus transportation on downtown or neighborhoods?
- DDOT agrees to repave 15th Street cycle track
- Vienna Metro town center won't have a town center