In its new sector plan, Maryland’s Long Branch neighborhood is planning itself around transit in anticipation of a Purple Line station. One proposal would require developers to build pedestrian-friendly projects. (Patch)
Count on it
The Federal Highway Administration has issued guidelines on how to count cyclists and pedestrians which should improve the quality of data localities collect. Better data should make getting performance-based funding easier.
People talk commutes
The Washington Post is hosting a symposium this morning on transportation and commuting issues, which you can watch live online. Speakers include Rob Puentes from Brookings, Senator Ben Cardin, ACT’s Ben Ross on a panel on transit, Stewart Schwartz from CSG, and at approximately 10:00, David Alpert, Harriet Tregoning, and DDOT bike planner Jim Sebastian.