The dig out continues. Schools and the federal government remain closed, while the DC government is open. Modified Metrorail service is restored on all lines except the Silver Line today. Commuting options remain limited as transportation systems attempt to return to normal service. (Post)
New Olympic sport
Walking in the snow. The lack of shoveled sidewalks forced pedestrians to walk in the streets or traverse near impassible street corners, as many businesses and residents failed to shovel sidewalks. (Post)
See something, shovel something
Despite laws requiring businesses and residents to shovel sidewalks, many local governments are refraining from issuing fines. (WTOP)
Bikes are not a priority
DDOT released a letter that confirms clearing bike lanes and sidewalks is not a priority due to the amount of snow. Cyclists are encouraged to share the road. (TheWashCycle)
To the skies
Airports in the region are resuming limited service, but expect long lines and delays as they continue to dig out. (Post)
The sharing economy digs out
Car-sharing company Car2go enlisted the help of its members in exchange for 60 minutes of drive-time. Zipcar took a different approach, as staff dig out the most popular areas first. (DCist, WBJ)
Where does all the snow go?
Ideas abound for RFK Stadium’s future, but it currently serves as DC’s dumping ground for snow. (WaPo, WTOP)
Where’s the beef?
Grocery stores raided in preparation for the blizzard still await shipments of fresh food. While some stores have restocked, others have not received a shipment in nearly one week. (ARLnow)
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