Maryland Governor O’Malley announced funding for a pedestrian bridge at Suitland, numerous pedestrian and bicycle projects, a new interchange at Greenbelt which he hopes will help land the FBI, and a study of light rail from Branch Avenue to Charles County. (Post)
What should Frederick do?
Besides a new $82 million interchange, Frederick residents suggest better pedestrian crossings, green buses, bus lanes, and even extending the Red Line as future transportation wish list items. (Frederick News-Post, Tyler G.) (Tip: Tyler G.)
Housing lost with no replacement
DC tore down the Temple Courts housing project on North Capitol Street in 2008, but plans for a replacement have stalled. Are big, government-run redevelopments just too complicated, or are all projects just hard to push through at a certain stage? (Post, City Paper)