The Montgomery County Council met Monday and approved the Lyttonsville Sector Plan, which proposes greater density near the upcoming Woodside and Lyttonsville Purple Line Stations. (Bethany Rodgers / Bethesda Magazine)
The Talbot Avenue bridge, a century-old bridge in Montgomery County that connected segregated residents to nearby Silver Spring, may be getting a second chance. The bridge faces demolition as part of the Purple Line's expansion, but support is gathering to relocate the bridge instead. (Katherine Shaver / Post)
WMATA released its 2016 security report on Monday, revealing that Minnesota Avenue station had the most reports of Part 1 crime, such as homicide, assault, and robbery. Eight of the 10 stations with the most reports were on the Green Line. (Carly Taylor / Diamondback)
2016 was another record setting year for Baltimore-Washington International airport, which had a total of 25.1 million passengers, beating out last year's record by 1.3 million passengers. The airport also set a record with 1.2 million international passengers. (Lori Aratani / Post)
Shirlington residents read on Facebook that the Shirlington Dog Park would be much smaller or close altogether, but it's just one of several very early land use ideas for the Four Mile Run Valley area, and residents will have plenty of opportunity for input. (ArlNow)
The Economist studied 50 American cities and discovered that the murder rate has risen in 34 cities since 2015, at a rate that could be the fastest since the 1970s. The study also showed that gang-related murders that involve guns are harder for police to solve. (Economist)
The Charlottesville City Council voted 3-2 in favor of removing a statue of Robert E. Lee from a downtown park also named after the Confederate general, but now it has to fight a legal battle to determine if it even has the right to remove it. (John Woodrow Cox / Post)
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