You’ve heard of NIMBYs, but what about YIMBYs? Our region needs more housing, and building it will take saying “yes” to projects that might change our neighborhoods. David Whitehead, our housing program organizer, is helping lead the way. (WAMU)
All aboard Olli
A self-driving electric shuttle named Olli was unveiled at National Harbor yesterday. The 12 person vehicle goes wherever passengers tell it to on the Harbor’s private roads, and runs on IBM’s Watson Artificial Intelligence. (DCist) (Tip: HB)
Cycling for SafeTrack
In Arlington, SafeTrack has given more people reason to try riding their bike to work. Last week the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor witnessed a 70-90% increase in biking over last year. (FABB)
Arlington topped a recent list of “Best Cities to Live in America”. The rankings looked at schools, crime, jobs, and local amenities. Cambridge, MA and Columbia, MD took 2nd and 3rd place respectively. (ArlNow)
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