Maryland is set to spend $229.6 million to combat traffic congestion along I-270. The funds will cover an “innovative” project seeking to improve travel times, and construction of a new interchange at Watkins Mill. (WBJ) Twitter
A driver hit and killed a cyclist in the crosswalk where the Matthew Henson Trail crosses Viers Mill Road in Rockville, the second cyclist fatality at this location in less than six months. (TheWashCycle) Twitter
Farewell for a historic fire station?
Residents are pushing back as Arlington plans to close a historic fire station founded by black volunteers nearly a century ago. The county says it’s moving operations north to improve response times, but many are skeptical it will help. (Post) Twitter
SafeTrack shuttle SNAFU
A bus shuttling passengers around SafeTrack work missed its exit and let off passengers at Smithsonian, instead of the Pentagon Metro. (WTOP) Twitter