Prince George’s officials are trying to work out a deal to put the planned hospital at Largo Town Center. Residents at a meeting strongly supported it, and it’s near a Metro station, unlike the 2 other top contenders, Landover Mall and Woodmore. (WBJ)
WMATA has 11 more in mind
WMATA is trying to lease land around 11 stations for development. Any project will have to replace 100% of the parking spaces, kiss-and-rides, etc. which could hold some of the sites back. (Post)
It’s a “collision,” not an “accident,” in New York
The NYPD will start investigating crashes that seriously injure pedestrians and cyclists, in addition to fatal ones. Also, the department is going to start calling them “collisions” or “crashes” and avoid the term “accident” with its inherent connotation of no fault. (NYT)
FTC is pro-Uber
The Federal Trade Commission opposes Colorado regulations that would have stopped services like Uber from helping people get rides in many areas. (Transportation Nation) … Does this bode poorly for efforts to stop Uber in DC?