Vincent Orange wants to give a tax break to the National Shrine for undeveloped land. CFO Gandhi warns granting the break would encourage many other churches to leave land fallow and ask for tax breaks. (WBJ) Twitter
Economic development officials from Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William said DC does not collaborate very well with the region. A DC spokesman says the counties are just trying to “elevate their own status.” (WBJ) Twitter
Tide turning on driver responsibility?
Brian Williams reports on distracted driving and its toll in human lives. Going beyond what most journalists do, he also called for tougher penalties for drivers who kill people. (Boston Streets) Twitter
Metrohenge Dupont is today
If you go onto the Dupont South escalator at 12:30 today, you will be bathed in a shaft of light. The sun lines up perfectly with the escalator creating “Metrohenge Dupont.” (Express) Twitter
Amtrak eyes new bridge and tunnel
Amtrak plans to begin preliminary engineering work this year on replacing the B&P Tunnel in Baltimore and for the bridge over the Susquehanna River. MARC also uses both. (RT&S) Twitter