Crashing at Boundary Stone
Residents of Woodridge deploy flash mob tactics in an attempt to interest stores in setting up shop in their retail-poor neighborhood. (UrbanTurf)
Capital Area Food Bank moves, expands
Capital Area Food Bank nearly doubles as it moves to a new $37 million facility near Fort Totten, largely funded by DC’s Office of Housing and Community Development. (WAMU)
Farms stay in Montgomery County
Despite containing so much urban and suburban development, Montgomery County still has about 77,000 acres of farmland. Down 35% since 1982, more than 93% of the county’s farmland is protected. (WBJ)
Travel early, get paid?
Stanford’s campus has encouraged commuters to push their travel earlier to ease congestion. With a smartphone app and an RFID tag, participating drivers can receive money to travel at off-peak times. (Ars Technica, charlie) (Tip: charlie)