Metro track work will look different starting in July with weekend shutdowns starting midnight on Friday night with fewer major disruptions. Track work during the day may also make a comeback. (Post) Twitter
Metro for cars?
Many of the outer Metro stations have large parking lots that attract cars but encourage people to ride Metro. Is this a good strategy or can we do more to encourage alternative transportation to Metro? (Post) Twitter
Turn it on
5 pedestrians were hit by drivers on Route 1 in College Park recently. There are speed cameras, but they don’t operate at night. Should they? (Diamondback) Twitter
Should there be an urbanist version of the Tea Party, to push for local tax dollars to stay local and less federal meddling in planning and transportation? Some say yes, but would it help or hurt inequality? (Human Transit) Twitter
Not a bike mecca any more?
Portland was a leader in bicycling and got the moniker “America’s bicycle capital,” but has the city been “resting on its laurels” too much? It has no cycletracks and no bikeshare. (Spacing) Twitter