A conservative Republican who supports looser marijuana rules, Michael Smigiel, is leading incumbent Andy Harris in a poll. Harris led the fight to block DC’s marijuana decriminalization in Congress, which made 59% of constituents less likely to vote for him. (Washingtonian)
Where’s the bridge?
The company that damaged the Berwyn Heights pedestrian bridge has delayed its replacement. The bridge will likely be replaced in the spring, meaning pedestrians will have to deal with a 20-minute detour for several more months. (Post)
Waiting on Purple
The Maryland MTA initially said it was going to announce a firm to build the Purple Line last Friday. But now it looks like a winner won’t be announced until February. (Bethesda Magazine)
Could walking on the left on escalators actually lower escalator capacity? The London Underground is experimenting with asking passengers to stand on the both sides of the escalator to find out. (Guardian, James S.) (Tip: James S.)