There is a serious lack of affordable housing for middle and lower class residents in the Washington region, says a new report. As a result, middle class residents are often squeezing out the lower class. (Post)
Why few food co-ops?
There are food co-ops in Takoma Park and Mount Rainier, but DC only has one food co-op open for limited hours on weekends in Mt. Pleasant. Why are there so few inside the District? (OPinions)
ANC sleeps on the job
Despite two violations, a bar on U Street will likely keep its license because ANC 1B couldn’t muster a quorum two months in a row and missed the deadline to protest the license. (City Paper)
Looking for advice on bicycling? Brian McEntee is writing a new tongue-in-cheek advice column called “Gear Prudence,” including advice on what to do is a newspaper columnist puts a broom through your spokes. (City Paper)
Best coast for pedestrians
What factors will most likely cause drivers to yield to pedestrians? Road width and pedestrian volume are important factors, but a new survey also says that West Coast drivers are more likely to yield. (Streetsblog)