Residents are saying “no” to a proposed expansion to the Landover Hills Walmart. They say that the economic development Walmart promised when they moved in hasn’t been delivered. (Post) Twitter
Preserve Emerald Street?
Residents of a short, one-way street in Capitol Hill will push for it to become a historic district. The street, originally built to pack more homes into a smaller area, is now a battleground for developers who want to build condos and residents who want it to stay the same. (WAMU) Twitter
The Federal Communications Commission is questioning Metro’s plan to turn off free WiFi at six stations at the end of a 45-day pilot. They say Metro should be able to evaluate data without shutting the service down. (Post) Twitter
Beach Drive takes a vacation
Starting next Monday, 20,000 drivers will have to find a new route as Beach Drive will be closed between Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW and Tilden St NW for six to eight months. The closure is part of a three-year road and trail improvement plan. (Post) Twitter