Former DC Councilmember Michael Brown pled guilty to accepting $50,000 in bribes, and will cooperate with investigations into moneyman Jeffrey Thompson. The FBI sting started when Brown asked an unnamed person to help him get money from contractors. (Post) Twitter
Taxi Commission still over-regulating
Mary Cheh thinks proposed DC Taxicab Commission rules for sedans (like Uber’s) are “heavy handed and not necessary.” They limit types of vehicles and have DCTC approve a company’s technology. (WAMU) Twitter
Who are you voting for, VA?
Virginia Democrats will select nominees today for Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General. One Prince William voter chose the people who will build more roads instead of “places.” (Post) Twitter
Being near a rail station isn’t as much of a factor in whether a TOD-type development succeeds, if it has bus service, shops within walking distance, and not a lot of parking, a recent study found. (Atlantic Cities) Twitter