As as voters head to the polls today, Transportation Nation recaps the interesting mix of feelings both for and against infrastructure spending this campaign season. (Transportation Nation) Twitter
Need for speed becomes need for flame?
“Entitled Driver Syndrome” causes some drivers to do crazy things. One, or maybe two, set fire to two speed cameras in Gaithersburg and Germantown Monday morning. (Gaithersburg Patch) Twitter
New and old side by side
Four years after a drunk driver caused enough damage to a LeDroit Park home that its facade had to be torn down, the reconstruction is nearing an end. The new facade adheres nicely the style of the neighborhood, showing that new constructions can enhance historic neighborhoods. (DCmud) Twitter
Top DCPS teachers, according to the Rhee administration’s IMPACT evaluation system, were honored at the Kennedy Center last night. Curiously, teachers receiving monetary awards had to forgo certain protections against being “excessed.” (Post) Twitter
New Anacostia license plate
DDOT released a new commemorative license plate to celebrate the Anacostia River. Unfortunately, the plate doesn’t mention the Anacostia at all, and “Taxation without Representation” blends into the river. (DCist, Eric Fidler) (Tip: Eric Fidler)Twitter