DC is on track to have more people than it ever has, passing the mark set in the 1950s, within the 20 years. DC was the third fastest growing “state” in 2015, according to new Census data. (Washingtonian)
Sidewalks are closed for the Washington Post building’s demolition, and people are walking in the 15th Street bike lane as a result. “DC’s 37th most popular bicycle commuter blog” uses humor to say something serious: This is dangerous, and it shows a lack of foresight. (Sharrows DC)
If your business is located in DC and you’re behind on a license or registration, you’ll be able to renew in 2016 without late fees before the end of February. Fines for infractions like illegal construction, however, will still apply. (City Paper)
Gun law change
Virginia used to recognize concealed carry permits from all 50 states even though some have lower standards for obtaining them. Now, you have to have a permit from the Commonwealth to carry a concealed handgun there. (Post)
Bicycle and pedestrian injuries and deaths are on the rise even while incidents as a whole are declining. The Government Accountability Office hopes the Feds will recognize role that road design plays in endangering people. (Next City)
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