Metro released its revised SafeTrack maintenance plan that now incorporates FTA recommendations. The first surge starts June 4 on the Orange and Silver lines between Ballston and East Falls Church. (Post)
Make way for the bus lane
Arlington might make a rush hour bus lane on Lee Highway between Courthouse and Rosslyn during SafeTrack closures. (ArlNow)
Redevelopment of Park View’s garden-style public housing into mixed-income housing is finally getting some traction. The project, part of Mayor Williams New Communities initiative, will bring a mix of over 450 apartments, townhomes, and rowhouses to the neighborhood. (WBJ)
Design and construction for the extension of the I-95 express lanes another two miles south into Stafford County will start soon, and should be complete by the summer of 2018. (WTOP)
Toe tapping for affordable housing
The dearth of available affordable housing in urban areas has numerous causes, but subsidy programs have yet to really move the needle. The real solution? Substantially increase housing supply to lower prices. (Bloomberg View)
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