An elderly driver struck and killed a restaurant employee in an alley in Alexandria after hitting another pedestrian earlier this week. It is not known whether the driver will face criminal charges. (NBC4) Twitter
England <3 traffic circles
People bemoan DC’s traffic circles, but England sees them as safer and more efficient than intersections. One particularly impressive traffic circle in Swindon, England includes seven separate roundabouts ... and it works. (Wired) Twitter
Sea rise, homes under tide
Sea level rise due to climate change could put 2 million US homes underwater by 2100, according to a new study. The study predicts that nearly one in eight Florida homes will end up underwater. (Zillow) Twitter
Like data? Work for Metro!
Metro’s planning office is hiring an analyst to help turn data into info and graphics the organization can use to make decisions on operations, policy, and planning. (PlanItMetro) Twitter