Cost estimates for rebuilding the Capital Crescent Trail along the Purple Line have nearly doubled to $95 million. But Montgomery County officials have promised to build it and may seek funding from the state. (Post) Twitter
Los Angeles is allowing community groups to convert street space to public space for a year without permits, sort of like a long Park(ing) Day. The initiative also lays out preapproved designs the groups can choose from. (Atlantic Cities) Twitter
Are you a gentrifier?
If you have higher income than most, you are contributing to gentrification whether you live in an expensive area or a cheap one. Daniel Hertz argues, instead of angsting about where to live, affluent people should lobby for more affordable housing and more housing, period. (Atlantic Cities) Twitter