Some think DC Councilmembers should not be allowed outside employment, because of conflicts of interest. Meanwhile, Los Angeles has full-time members and some think they should be part-time. (DeBonis)
ACT: Build Bethesda entrance faster
The Action Committee for Transit is raising alarms over a plan to rehab Bethesda elevators one year before Montgomery County adds a new entrance to the station. They want the new entrance’s timeline moved up. (TBD)
No more taking off shoes for kids
The ridiculous sight of parents taking off their toddlers’ shoes at airport security checkpoints will finally end, as TSA rolls out new screening procedures for kids under 12. Removing shoes generally will be phased out, but not until there are new scanners even though no other country requires it. (Post)
Suddenly it’s historic?
Walmart opponents have now turned to historic preservation to try to stop the store, filing an application to landmark the old Curtis Chevrolet, though the DC Preservation League is okay with the new building. (City Paper)