Maryland's MARC trains will expand the number of bike racks available so that more passengers can bring their bikes on board with them. MARC is aiming to have one bike rack equipped car on every train by the end of 2017. (Post)Twitter
After piloting a WiFi program at six DC stations, Metro says they will install WiFi systemwide by 2018. Internet access will be a perk for riders during their waits, and will help increase radio coverage in tunnels. (DCist)Twitter
District leaders are pledging to reform a law aimed at giving young adult offenders second chances, as many of those sentenced under the Act go on to commit more violent crimes. Also, the Washington Post's editorial board is pushing for more support for people returning to normal life after incarceration. (Post)Twitter
Several cities are tackling major transit improvements next year; from New York's only subway expansion in 50 years to Richmond's first bus rapid transit system, metro areas around the country are pushing forward on new projects. (Next City)Twitter
For growing urban centers in the US, the old commuting rule of a maximum 30 minute trip no longer applies. A series of maps show what commuter travel looks like today across the nation. (LinkedIn)Twitter
Single-family home prices in the US have climbed back up to 2008 levels, according to a national index. The DC area had the second lowest year-over-year increase in price of 20 cities studied. (WBJ)Twitter
An English truck driving company directed drivers to pedal around London as part of their road safety training, with the idea that biking through traffic will help the drivers better understand the dangers cyclists can face. (Evening Standard)Twitter
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