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  • Neighbors alarmed when old oaks suddenly disappear

    Residents really value the trees in their neighborhoods, and when the city cuts them down, it’s an irreversible decision. Dupont Circle Nord Wennerstrom wrote in about trees at Ross Elementary, on R Street, suddenly disappearing:Three years ago GGW’s David Alpert wrote an article about tree removal on the 1700 block of Corcoran Street, NW that caused a neighborhood…  Keep reading…

  • In 2 letters, road behaviors contrast

    Individual drivers, cyclists, pedestrians, and transit riders naturally have differing views and observations when their modes of travel intersect. In many cases, those intersections are complicated. Below, two letters from readers, Bradley K. and Steve W., describe contrasting road behaviors from, respectively, the views of a driver and of a cyclist.Bradley K. writes,A…  Keep reading…

  • Letter: For WMATA Board, think Greater Greater Washington

    We received this letter from Josh Lopez, who was recently a candidate for DC Council at-large.At-Large Council Member Michael Brown (I) has announced that he is stepping down from his position as one of the DC Board members to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) due to a busy schedule.This sudden announcement led me to think of a sound appointment…  Keep reading…

  • Letters: Cycling safety starts with cyclists

    From time to time, readers email in with perspectives about issues in our region. Sometimes these get worked into articles, but at other times they don’t. Therefore, we’re starting a new feature, printing letters from readers. We might or might not not agree with what they say, but any we print will present a thoughtful perspective on an issue.Today’s letter…  Keep reading…

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