HPRB is forcing further reductions of an addition to the historic building at 7th and H Streets NW, demanding any new massing not be visible from the street. Yglesias laments. (DCmud, ThinkProgress)
Parking permit exclusion among new bills
Bills introduced in the DC Council yesterday include one letting new or empty buildings ask DDOT to make future residents ineligible for RPP stickers, to alleviate neighborhood concern over spillover parking. Others would update condo laws, train doctors about HIV, add no-littering signs, and more. (DCist)
WABA further explains the thinking behind its proposed bill to let cyclists intentionally assaulted by a driver sue and recover attorney’s fees. They’re responding to some criticism of this measure, which upends the usual “American rule” for fees. (Huffington Post) … WashCycle adds more.
Misspelled signs vanish quickly
Eagle-eyed residents noticed wayfinding signs with such typos as “Pentworth” and “Cemetary.” DDOT very quickly removed the signs; hopefully new ones can come quickly. (Park View, DC)