Planning officials made a concerted decision not to build parking at the 4 Silver Line stations in Tysons. Bus service is being rerouted and expanded to enhance access to these stations, but residents worry about spillover effects. (Post)
The future of RFK
Events DC, the city’s convention and sports authority, is seeking a consultant to look at a range of options for RFK in the wake of DC United’s departure. Are the Olympics or an NFL stadium possibilities? (WBJ)
Costco’s gas loophole
Costco may have the cheapest gas in the District, but it’s not technically sold by Costco. The arrangement dodges a DC law that gas stations can’t sell alcohol, but has led to a lawsuit from competitors. (Post)
New noise ordinances
When the state Supreme Court invalidated Virginia Beach’s noise ordinance, the ruling seemed to include many similar county rules. Now, Fairfax and Arlington are legislating workable noise laws after years of non-enforcement. (Post)
A better bridge?
The Memorial Bridge is due for a rehabilitation. Would this be a good time for a road diet and to add some bike lanes? The closure of one lane won’t impact traffic that much. (WABA)
Prince George’s County joins Montgomery and DC with a council vote in favor of a minimum wage hike. (WAMU) … The region’s tallest office building is nearly complete, but doesn’t have any tenants. (Post) … The Washington Post is selling its headquarters to a developer, but will remain in the building on a short-term basis while they look for new space. (WBJ)
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