Joe Sternleib, new Georgetown BID head, wants to make Georgetown easier to get to with performance parking, bike racks, cab stands, and more Circulators. Also, NPS control limits options for activity on the waterfront. (DCmud)
Outreach breeds support
Public and low-income housing agencies can do a better job of public outreach and thus build public support for their programs. This is particurally important as funding for such programs becomes harder to get. (RPUS)
A second term how to
To help cities, President Obama should cap the mortgage deduction, increase the gas tax, loosen arbitrary train safety standards, and give more credit to non-car dependent projects in funding decisions. (Atlantic Cities)
Where’d everyone go?
Director Ross Ching uses time-lapse photography to show what DC would look like without people. He has done similar works for New York, Seattle, and San Francisco. (DCist)
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