Residents protested the conditions at DC General, including poor food, rats, and lack of a way out of the shelter. Councilmember Jim Graham wants to rehouse residents and then close the shelter. (DCist)
A better traffic light?
Montgomery County will see if technology that adapts traffic light timing for traffic conditions cut travel times and save enough fuel for commuters to be worth the cost. (Post)
Despite public meetings, planners often don’t listen to local input on major road projects. The limited scope of the meetings and tension between neighborhood and larger, regional interests play a factor. (Streetsblog)
Change in Del Ray
Del Ray businesses need to change to accommodate millennials instead of the Baby Boomer generation. But will businesses be able to compete against rising rents and online retail? (Alexandria Times)