For the first time since the 1950s, less than 50% of DC’s population is black. New census data shows that DC is becoming more white, college educated, and housing costs are increasingly burdensome for residents. (City Paper)
Bus lane support
Adams Morgan ANC commissioners endorsed a proposal to create temporary rush hour bus lanes on 16th Street while DDOT continues its study of bus lanes for the corridor. (Borderstan)
Locked up in Lorton
Developers will convert an old prison complex in Lorton into a mixed-use village. The site will reuse most of its historic structures to build 350 residential units, commercial space, and retail space. (WBJ)
Open curb space designated as “no parking” is marked that way for good reason. This example from Georgetown illustrates how curb space is often left open to afford buses enough space to make turns safely. (The Georgetown Metropolitan)
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