New America Foundation’s Kara Hadge summarizes discussions from yesterday’s panels. OCTO plans QR codes for Circulator buses and a contest to develop apps using Circulator data, including the past year’s bus positions, and DDOT will launch a crowdsourcing tool for suggesting Capital Bikeshare locations. Twitter
EFC debate underway
East Falls Church plan supporters and opponents faced off last night for the first of many debates at the Arlington County Board. (Also, here’s a good example of a balanced article on a development debate.) (Scott McCaffrey/Sun Gazette) Twitter
Fares too confusing?
Howard Gleckman complains about the complexity of Metro’s fare system and the difficulty of knowing the cost of a ride, but also agrees with many of the reasons that the fare system got that way. (Forbes, Michael P.) (Tip: michaelp)Twitter
Developers, including affordable housing developers are pushing to change Inclusionary Zoning so income restrictions don’t remain in perpetuity. The rules keep units affordable, but also limit unit owners from gaining substantially from real estate appreciation. (City Paper) Twitter