Mayor Gray disagrees with service changes to two bus routes WMATA made in response to incidents of rock throwing. One spokesman said that the four incidents did not constitute a pattern to justify the route changes. (DCist) Twitter
Paid lobbyists at the DC Council only have to report their clients twice a year. That means the public doesn’t know until long after issues are settled. Many states require this monthly or even more often. (Sunlight Foundation) Twitter
Why was Yes a no?
Why couldn’t a Yes! Organic Market succeed east of the river? Reasons specific to the store and its location, people say, not a sign that it is a bad place for retail. (City Paper) Twitter
Plans for Shaw parcel
A plot of land in Shaw at 7th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NW will soon be a large mixed-use building with retail and either a hotel, or residential units, depending on which plan is selected. (UrbanTurf) Twitter
Arlington considers homeless shelter
Arlington is considering buying a building to house more county office space, but it would also have a year-round homeless shelter, which has some area residents upset. (Patch) Twitter