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- Two Year Anniversary of the deaths of Jeff Garrard & Sung Oh
- Metro Admits Liability for June 22, 2009 Wreck
- Overtime Limits Part of Contract Negotiations?
- Excessive Overtime Causes Fatigue
- Cembre Connectors, Part 2
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- Is Rush+ Over on the Orange Line?From Brian: Just an open question from an Orange Line rider (East Falls Church station). Over the past few months, it seems like the frequency of trains going into DC has slowed. I get on around 7:30 a.m. each day, and lately I've gotten onto an already crowded train that's 5-6 minutes after the preceding train, and the monitor shows another 5-7 […]
- Dating Via Emergency Intercom? Photo via @nevermindtheend From Jim: I saw the STRANGEST thing this morning! I was at the back of the very last car on a train from Silver Spring to downtown. At one of the next stops, a guy gets on, presses the emergency intercom button at the back of the car and starts chatting up the train driver. "Hey, baby, this is Cooper. Remember Cooper? Yeah, s […]
- Does the Transit Subsidy Make Metro Worse?From Steve: I live in Arlington and commute to DC on Metro daily. So does my roommate. I pay every cent of my Metro costs out of my pocket. No pretax discount, and my employer doesn't chip in a dime. My roommate, on the other hand, is a federal worker and doesn't have to pay a single cent of his own money for his daily commute on Metro. Our levels […]
- Is Rush+ Over on the Orange Line?
- Focus transportation on downtown or neighborhoods?by David Alpert and Rahul Mereand-Sinha Should the design of major roads and our big transit projects favor moving large numbers of people in and out of downtown? Or should DC focus on making streets feel more like neighborhood streets, and transportation investments that help people travel within and between neighborhoods? Photo by Roger Wollstadt on Flickr […]
- Community supports bike lanes around H Streetby Tony Goodman DC transportation officials would like to help cyclists avoid the streetcar tracks, heavy car traffic, and pedestrians along H Street NE. Yesterday, the transportation committees of both Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs) along H Street supported a plan to let cyclists ride in both directions on G and I Streets, while keeping car traffi […]
- Breakfast links: Stereotypesby David Alpert Photo by Michael HÃ¤nsch on Flickr."Gentrifiers" aren't all white: A new report identifies "gentrifying" neighborhoods based on trends in property values. New residents are more affluent and often younger, but in several neighborhoods, they're same race as longtime residents. (WBJ) Bad apples lead to viral videos […]
- Focus transportation on downtown or neighborhoods?