DC must leapfrog other cities if it hopes to become the most sustainable. Although city agencies are making incremental progress, they need to quickly adopt best practices and tailor their approaches to each neighborhood to get ahead. (RPUS)
Present-day gentrification can be compared to the successive waves of immigration that have led to investment and disinvestment in New York City. Even though the cycle is inevitable, individuals can have an impact. (Gothamist, Jared Christian) (Tip: Jared Christian)
Bicycles are traffic too
A traffic counter in Portland indicates that bicycles make up 20% of vehicles over one bridge. While bikes have been increasing, the number of cars has stayed constant, limiting congestion. (Streetsblog)
Looking for J Street?
A different English alphabet than the one we use today that didn’t use “J” is memorialized through DC’s street names. Though there were several who wanted to change the names of DC’s lettered streets. (Post)