Voters approved expanding Norfolk’s The Tide light rail system into Virginia Beach. The city had purchased a former rail line for this purpose before the ballot initiative passed. (Virginian-Pilot) Twitter
Will aging boomers bring down car usage?
How will the coming retirement of aging boomers affect vehicle miles traveled? If this generation abandons its cars and moves to more transit-friendly locations, it could have a major effect on transportation. (AP) Twitter
Residents of Puerto Rico voted to become a state in a non-binding referendum last week; might the effort relate to DC’s? Eleanor Holmes Norton isn’t hopeful about linking DC and Puerto Rico statehoods. (DCist; WJLA) Twitter
A driver is charged with assault after he yelled at a cyclist, swerved and allegedly hit the cyclist, and was caught on camera. Police initially said they wouldn’t file charges, but prosecutors ultimately did. (Washington Times) Twitter