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Police harassed sexual assault victims?
An explosive report charges that DC police
intimidated sexual assault victims into not filing police reports, reducing crime rate statistics. Chief Lanier denies it; Tommy Wells will hold a hearing. (City Paper) Twitter
Alexandria to ax bike registration
Alexandria is considering
eliminating its 1963 law requiring all bicycle owners to register their bikes. Even though the registration only costs 25¢, it was still a bad idea. (WAMU, WashCycle) Twitter
Cafritz in trouble?
The Cafritz project in Riverdale Park has
run into trouble getting permission to build a bridge over the CSX tracks. Cafritz agreed to build it to alleviate some Route 1 traffic, but that requires building on another property whose owner hasn’t approved it yet. (Rethink College Park) Twitter
Hill East gets one bid
DC only received
one response for the Reservation 13 site. Donatelli Development, the lone bidder, previously worked on mixed-use projects near the Minesota Ave, U Street, Columbia Heights, and Georgia Ave Metros. (Post) Twitter
Oregon Avenue won’t get bike path
bowed to neighborhood opposition and reduced a proposed 10-foot multi-use path to a 6-foot sidewalk along Oregon Avenue, at the edge of Rock Creek Park. (TheWashCycle) Twitter