Photo by gellnerd on Flickr.
Troubles for the trolley?
Arlington’s new cost estimate for the Columbia Pike streetcar may
put it over the limit for the Small Starts program, but the county appears to be going ahead with the application anyway. (Pike Spotter) Twitter
Who should maintain the roads?
Virginia is considering devolving road maintenance to the city and county level to save money, but local leaders
think it will just transfer the burden to localities who can’t afford it. (WAMU) Twitter
Gentrifiers get gentrified out
Love Cafe on U Street
and the H Street Playhouse , and the H Street Playhouse are both
is closing due to high rents
has to move. The businesses opened in 2003 and 2002 respectively as part of a first wave of new businesses for those areas. (WAMU, City Paper) Twitter
Photo tickets down, bike lane tickets up
DC photo enforcement tickets
dropped about 29 percent in 2011. Meanwhile, police have quadrupled the number of tickets issued for blocking bike lanes. (Post, Falls Church) (Tip: Falls Church) Twitter