Has Alexandria worked out a solution to funding a new Potomac Yard infill Metrorail station? Based on the agenda for tonight’s advisory group meeting (7 pm, City Hall room 1101), the Arlandrian suspects so.
Have developers pay for transit
Christopher Leinberger wants financing systems that have developers share some of their profits which come from increased transit infrastructure near their projects as a way to pay for those improvements. (Streetsblog Capitol Hill)
Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and two Republican Fairfax Supervisors are holding a town hall Saturday morning in Chantilly to discuss “solutions to alleviate congestion” on I-66 that mostly involve more auto infrastructure but also will talk about BRT. FABB would like the Custis Trail extended along I-66 outside the Beltway.
Small empty spaces add up
The “Local Code” project uses GIS to identify small unused spaces in cities that collectively represent hundreds of acres. (NYT, Chris R) (Tip: Chris R)