DC’s lottery contract was not properly awarded, according to the inspector general’s office, and some on the DC Council want a deeper investigation into how it was awarded. (Washington Times) Twitter
A two-term Virginia?
Virginia is the only state in the union to place a one-term limit on its governors, and Governor McDonnell thinks this is too few. (National Journal) Twitter
Travel model incorporates science
Researchers found that the population of a city has far more influence on the number of intercity trips than distance. They’ve made that part of a new travel model that is far more accurate than previous models. (Physorg) Twitter
Smart growth gets its day
Randal O’Toole and Todd Litman debated the merits of transit and smart growth. Litman, who argued for smart growth, came away from the experience with some advice for fending off critics like O’Toole. (Planetizen) Twitter
Raleigh steps backward
Raleigh residents posted some guerrilla wayfinding signs that garnered great acclaim, but were technically illegal, so otherwise supportive officials had to take them down. The city council will consider how to restore them. (Atlantic Cities) Twitter
Reauthorization on video
Jay Mallin has created a video about the transportation reauthorization fight, and the clear message from House Republicans: Don’t walk, bike or ride transit, just get a car.