Ivy City is emerging from a rough past thanks to new investments and developments in the old industrial parts of the neighborhood. The residents also successfully protested the District’s plans for bus parking in the neighborhood. (Post)
Virginia and Maryland Senators released a joint statement expressing outrage towards WMATA for the negligence that led to the recent derailment. (Post)
Go big or go home
Looking for parking in Bethesda? A new downtown parking garage is mostly empty. The county built it for parking demand 10 or 20 years from now thinking the Purple Line will attract more drivers. (WTOP, Brett Young)
David Simon, the guy who made The Wire, debuted a new show about desegregating housing in Yonkers. In the 1980s the city had to implement a judge’s order to build affordable housing in white areas of the city. (Slate)
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