Capital Bikeshare is so great, it even impressed a New Yorker who’s not otherwise a huge DC fan. The app is “f***ing great,” though the writer encountered empty docks and full stations around the Mall.
Orange Line to Wiehle?
Should Metro have made the Silver Line a branch of the Orange Line? London, New York, and others unify lines that share a route through the core. Metro asked about this on a survey, but riders didn’t go for it. (Atlantic Cities)
On the Maryland rails
Senator Barbara Mikulski enthusiastically endorsed Charles County’s push for light rail from Branch Avenue to Waldorf, but said the Red Line and Purple Line must come first. (SoMDNews, Ben Ross) … The Red Baltimore Red Line’s planner answers the line’s critics. (Baltimore Brew, Fern Shen) (Tip: Ben Ross)
Offices getting denser
With rising rents, new technology, teleworking and more, many companies in downtown DC are packing more workers in less space. (Post)