Howard makes dough from real estate
Howard University bought up a lot of land which sat empty as parking lots for many years; now, they’re reaping a financial windfall from the land which will become Howard Town Center. (City Paper)
Upper I-270 not so hot
Sprawling office parks in Gaithersburg and Germantown are struggling to fill space; Rockville is “where people want to be.” (Gazette, Ben Ross) (Tip: Ben Ross)
Cyclist’s life worth $140?
A driver rear-ended a cyclist on the shoulder of Route 3 in Prince George’s County, killing her. The driver pled guilty to negligent driving; her sentence: a $140 fine. (Bowie Blade)
Good things come from bag fees
We know the bag fees have reduced bag use, but what is the revenue going to? Elevation profiles 4 organizations that got grants from DC’s program or have benefited from Montgomery County’s.