Big box retailers moving into White Flint and other areas inspired three bills in the Montgomery County Council to require a more urban form, like some of DC’s Walmarts. (WAMU) Twitter
PG’s sprawling problem
Overly permissive approval of sprawl development projects and a lack of quality jobs and housing near Metro has Prince George’s struggling to meet its own goals for revitalizing its inner-Beltway communities. (Examiner) Twitter
Will Metro get fixed?
Will Metro ever stop having all the disruptions like cracked rails? Probably not, but the frequency of problems will gradually decline over time (assuming current repairs are made properly). (Post) Twitter
Restoration used to be racist
In the 1940s, efforts to restore Capitol Hill had a definite racist tone, with many people pushing restoration of homes to keep white families in them and opposing public housing which mainly held black residents. (SINM) Twitter