Bixi, the Canadian company that builds the bikes and stations for Capital Bikeshare, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company has $50 million in debt and it’s unclear how the bankruptcy could affect CaBi. (Montreal Gazette)
The Holocaust and Purple Line
Holocaust survivor groups want to stop Maryland funds from going to one of the companies bidding on the Purple Line. Its majority owner received money to transport 76,000 Jews and others to Nazi death camps. (Post)
Can San Francisco be affordable?
Housing prices in San Francisco are skyrocketing but could it be curbed? Prescriptions include expanding rent-controlled and public housing units while also aggressively increasing supply by easing zoning. (Atlantic Cities)
A comprehensive listing of the public transportation options in Greenbelt shows that it is possible to live car-free there. The combination of Metrobuses, Prince George’s TheBus and shuttle services go a long way in connecting Greenbelt. (Greenbelt Live, Susan Harris) (Tip: Susan Harris)
Less federal office space in DC
Federal government tenants are expected to continue shrinking their footprint in DC as they move to less expensive suburban locations and encourage their employees to telework. (Post)