A crosswalk painted on a road in Olney will be removed after the State Highway Administration called it graffiti. The Action Committee for Transit says the crosswalk is not a fake, and drivers should still yield for pedestrians. (Gazette, Action Committee for Transit)
Travel-time signs change minds?
Digital signs displaying travel time information may help drivers pick the best lane, but could they inspire solo commuters to carpool or cause drivers to ditch the car for rush-hour buses that use express lanes? (Post)
Owning a home in DC is 31 percent cheaper than renting according to a Trulia report. Mortgage rates are still below their long-term historical norms, but are rising and could close the buy vs. rent gap. (DCist)