DDOT suggests calling the streetcar line that will stretch from Benning Road to Washington Circle the One City Line. Following some criticism, officials clarified that it’s just a working title. (DCist, City Paper)
In part 3 of Tom Vanderbilt’s Slate series on walking, Harriet Tregoning says retailers know their car counts in detail, but give blank stares when asked about the number of bus passengers who ride by a location.
Part 4 discusses the sordid history of why mid-century road designers didn’t build sidewalks, didn’t make bus stops accessible to pedestrians, and even started thinking of sidewalks and pedestrians to “shield cars from the danger of the trees.”
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