While the rest of the country still lags behind, 83% of DC homes have surpassed their pre-recession price tags, according to a recent report. By comparison, the national average is expected to recover no sooner than 2025. (UrbanTurf)
New renderings for the upcoming pedestrian and cyclist bridge over Lee Highway in East Falls Church show the removal of the trussed roof, and ditching the dark red coloring for more 'earth tones.' The design is still under review, but nearing its final stages. (Chris Teale / ARLnow)
Extending DC Streetcar to the Benning Road Metro Station by 2023 is “a high priority, but very complicated,” said DDOT Director Leif Dormsjo. Mayor Bowser's budget proposal includes $199 million for planning, design, and construction, including any needed improvements to bridges along the route. (Max Smith / WTOP)
After almost a year of studying ways to improve biking conditions, no bike lanes will be added to North Glebe Road. Instead, a series of smaller upgrades to the surrounding area are recommended to improve cyclist safety. (WashCycle)
Bikeshare programs in cities that hold car-free events have noticed a strong uptick in ridership following the events. Once people have a reason to try the bikeshare system, they realize how much they like it. (Stephen Miller / Streetsblog USA)
About 1,000 students from two schools near Los Angeles decided to take public transit to prom, even when one school offered some of its students a free limo ride. The principal of A.B. Miller High School said most of his students were likely riding the train for the first time. (Anna M. Phillips / Los Angeles Times)
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