A new 14-gate concourse is in the works for National Airport. One of the largest changes in the plan involves moving security out toward the Metro, making nearly the entire airport a secure zone. (Flight Global)
Labor and social justice groups want to put a measure on the ballot to raise DC’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, even for tipped workers. (WAMU)
Riders on the first 7000 series train were treated to lots of Metro swag. At a cost of $7,000, it’s just a sliver of the money spent advertising the Silver Line. The best treat of all? Another new train is coming to the Red Line next month. (Post)
No fly zone
A man landed his gyrocopter in front of the Capitol Building yesterday, prompting a brief lockdown and his arrest. Here’s a review of where you can’t fly in the DC area. (Post)
Radius rides, like this one from an Alexandria high school, show the public how far a bike can get you. (Mobility Lab) … Underground bike parks and footfall harvesting are just a couple of these far-out ideas for making cities more sustainable. (The Guardian) … This coloring book for adults features both famous and fictitious cityscapes and urban scenes. (City Lab)
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