A ghost bike is up in Germantown where an SUV and its driver killed a cyclist last month. Police are still investigating the driver, who refused a breathalyzer at the scene and fought against police taking a blood sample. He was initially charged with resisting arrest and assault of an officer but those charges were dropped. (Gazette) Twitter
New York State DOT officials seem to be slanting the EIS for the Sheridan Expressway in a way that will justify keeping the little-used blight by ignoring all impacts other than to traffic directly. Here’s more about how officials can slant EISes in a cars-only way if they choose. (Streetsblog) Twitter
Streets of Washington looks at the history and architecture of the old art deco Greyhound bus terminal on New York Avenue. Thousands of travelers used to pass through every day. (Streets of Washington) Twitter
Councilmembers Michael Brown?
If you thought having two Councilmember Browns on the DC Council was confusing, what about two Michael Browns (plus the one in Arlington)? Shadow Senator Michael D. Brown is running for Council at-large to elevate the issue of statehood, plus maybe he thinks he’ll get votes from people who think he’s existing at-large Councilmember Michael A. Brown. (Examiner) Twitter
Way too hot
That MARC “hell train” is nothing compared to a Deutche Bahn express train which left Berlin without working A/C and windows that can’t be opened. Temperatures reached 50°C (122°F) and 9 people went to the hospital. (The Local, Jeff) (Tip: Jeff)Twitter