Part of the huge parking lots around RFK will get a more active use: a skatepark, complete with “freedom ledges” (really). It’ll be built for a skating competition in September, and then will stay permanently. (City Paper)
The London Tube map, like our Metro map, distorts space for readability. How much? To help visualize it, one resident overlaid a spatial grid on the map. It’d be interesting to see the same for WMATA… anyone?