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Maryland Congressman John Delaney put forward a bill that would increase federal funding for Metro by $75 million each year for 10 years, but only if WMATA makes changes its governance structure and labor contracts. (Robert McCartney / Post)Twitter
Is DC doing enough to stay on top of slumlords? Councilmembers argue for targeted inspections of properties with lower-income tenants, stronger enforcement, and more aggressive fines. (Andrew Giambrone / City Paper)Twitter
Providing free public preschool for all of Montgomery County's 13,000 four-year-olds would cost the county $128 million each year. But a new study, commissioned by the Montgomery County Council, suggests the long-term benefits could be as much as $600 million each year. (Bethany Rodgers / Bethesda Magazine)Twitter
DC charter schools, which serve 40% of the District's students, are significantly more segregated than other DC public schools, according to a new report from UCLA. One expert says charters must have free transportation and a unique curriculum if to pull in a diverse set of students. (George Joseph / CityLab)Twitter
DC United can finally start building its new stadium at Buzzard Point four years after identifying the site and a year after bringing it to the zoning commission. The project got finally zoning approval yesterday, and will come with a new bikeshare station and parking for nearly 500 bikes. (Karen Goff / WBJ)Twitter
A parking lot above I-395 near Mount Vernon Triangle could soon become a lot more. Three developers have brought forward ideas for what to do with the District-owned space, including mixed-use housing, retail, a dog park, and a hotel. (Karen Goff / WBJ)Twitter