A petition seeks to preserve the Smithsonian’s Haupt Garden, a small space south of the Castle. The Smithsonian hopes to rebuild it with upward-sweeping corners that let more light into exhibit spaces below; opponents want to keep the current “contemplative” design. (Curbed) Twitter
What’s in a (station) name?
The WMATA Board will decide this week whether to append “National Mall” to the Smithsonian Metro stop. An online poll found 54% supporting the change, while just 26% support adding “Kennedy Center” to the Foggy Bottom-GWU stop. (City Paper) Twitter
An 18-year-old has been arrested for the stabbing death of an eighth grader at Deanwood Metro Monday morning. It is the second homicide in less than a month at the station. (Post) Twitter
Users of car2go may be able to rent a vehicle on one side of the Potomac and leave it on the other. Arlington and DC are considering an agreement to allow this, which is currently prohibited. (UrbanTurf) Twitter
Long wait for TSA
TSA’s headquarters won’t move until 2018. Last fall, Victory Center was announced as the new HQ. A judge voided the lease because the space was 40,000 square feet larger than Congress authorized. (Alexandria Times) Twitter