An amendment by Mary Cheh to move the Ward 1 portion of Woodley Park into Ward 3 unexpectedly won passage after Jim Graham gave it his support. Much more predictably, the Council confirmed Kaya Henderson. (DCist)
Residents share frustrations about sharing the road
A meeting on “sharing the road” on MacArthur Boulevard in Maryland got heated, with drivers claiming cyclists get in their way and cyclists arguing there’s no room to move over. (WUSA, TheWashCycle)
Bike in Maryland? Take a survey!
Maryland state agencies would like people who bike in Maryland to fill out a survey to get data on cyclists, get feedback on the bike map, and understand people’s reasins for not biking.
CityCenter dry and private?
CityCenterDC is seen as DC’s Rockefeller Center (except much smaller). Some urban designers worry that the plaza, being in the center of the development, will feel too private. It will also have no bars or banks at the request of its Qatari investors. (NYT via RPUS)
Shoup in paperback
If you always wanted to read Donald Shoup’s The High Cost of Free Parking but were deterred by the $70 sticker price, there’s now a paperback version for half as much. (RPUS)
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