The Examiner interviews Marlene Berlin, who leads IONA Senior Services’ pedestrian advocacy initiative and is kicking off a study of ped safety on Connecticut Avenue. Twitter
Live in Ward 6? Walk?
Apply for DC’s Pedestrian Advisory Council, which will soon be created. Councilmember Tommy Wells is requesting applications for the Ward 6 representative. I’ll follow up when other Councilmembers start considering their appointments. Twitter
Seattleites, panhandler rescue woman on tracks
When a woman’s wheelchair malfunctioned and she fell off the platform at Union Station onto the Metro tracks last week, two tourists and a panhandler notified the station manager, climbed down to help the woman up, and retrieved her chair. (Post) Twitter
That’s some delay
A MetroAccess driver stranded three people, including a 90-year-old woman, on a vehicle for five hours. WMATA officials won’t yet talk about what happened. (Examiner) Twitter