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Yesterday WMATA released more information about a planned second entrance to the Bethesda Metro at Wisconsin Avenue and Elm Street. (TBD calls Bethesda WMATA’s “third-most used station,” but Bethesda is actually the third-busiest station in Montgomery County.) Twitter
The American Highway Users Alliance prefers roads that “forgive” distracted drivers over tougher enforcement measures. Unfortunately, “forgiving roads” has often meant wider lanes, wider roads, and fewer street trees, all of which make speeding easier. (Streetsblog, Eric Fidler) (Tip: Eric Fidler)Twitter
Freight rail concerns stall High Speed Rail
States are struggling to forge agreements with freight rail companies who say mixing high-speed passenger service with slow freight trains will increase safety risks and create barriers to future expansion of both freight and passenger service. They may have a point. (WSJ, charlie) (Tip: charlie)Twitter
Parking ticket and a little yoga
Cambridge, Massachusetts has revamped their parking tickets to be a little less serious, including yoga poses and relaxation tips. Some residents are amused, others not so much. (GOOD) (Tip: Erik W.)Twitter