More people (58) have been killed walking in DC than inside cars (51) over 6 years. The most fatalities happen when people are crossing the street. This suggests DC needs to do more to make crossing safe. (Post)
Make it look little
For a new building at Potomac Avenue Metro, officials from the DC Office of Planning want it to “feel” shorter. The developer is working to maintain most of the housing but cut down on the appearance of height. Is that possible? (WBJ)
Where do the homeless go?
Muriel Bowser will soon pick sites for six new homeless shelters, aiming to have one in each of the eight wards. It’s still unclear what role residents will have in the decision. (Post)
Two new escalators are now in service at the Woodley Park-Zoo Metro Station. Metro’s plan to replace all six of the station’s escalators, which are the longest in the District, will be complete in 2018. (PoPville)