According allegations from unnamed employees, WMATA isn’t doing too hot implementing its cleverly named “Operation Cool Breeze” to inspect and repair all of the air conditioners in its rail fleet. (Unsuck DC Metro)
You can photograph the Baltimore light rail
Officers of the Maryland MTA have repeatedly harassed amateur photographers for taking pictures. After trying to resolve this “amicably” for 5 years, the ACLU is now gearing up to sue. (Baltimore Sun)
Can Stessel unsuck Metro communications?
New chief spokesman Dan Stessel wants to improve the transparency, frequency and directness of Metro’s communications, aiming to make Unsuck DC Metro obsolete in a few years. (City Paper)
When jurisdictions vie for federal agencies
The National Science Foundation is mulling a move out of its headquarters in Ballston. Alexandria wants the 2,100-employee agency, but Arlington’s congressional delegation is lobbying the GSA to keep the NSF where they are. (ARLnow)