An empty lot near Catholic University is getting 78 new townhouses. Each house will have three or four bedrooms. Family homes are in high demand and short supply in DC. (City Paper)
Although the Blue line is consistently Metro’s most crowded, it’s still missing its targets for 8-car trains. The lack of longer trains combined with longer headways create frustration for Blue line riders. (WAMU)
Officials overseeing the Purple Line are waiting for the federal judge to reconsider his decision on Purple Line project’s environmental impact. Meanwhile, they are still preparing to start construction. (Bethesda Magazine)
NYC’s Grand Central Terminal is an ostentatious entryway to one of the world’s great cities. Penn Station? Not so much. But Governor Cuomo (and others) have a lot of ideas about how to improve the traveler experience. (NYT)
Bike share in Vegas
Sin City launched its new bike share system last Friday. With 180 bikes spread across 21 stations, the system is starting out small but the city hopes that it will enable last mile connectivity to existing public transit. (NextCity)
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