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Montgomery drops plan to redevelop building for Purple Line
Montgomery County has dropped plans to spur redevelopment of the Apex Building to make way for a more spacious Purple Line station in downtown Bethesda, County Executive Isiah Leggett said Thursday.
Bill Turque, Katherine Shaver, September 18, 2014, Washington Post
D.C. and NoVa way up in bike commuting
The Census' 2013 American Community Survery data is out, and the DC area continues to show gains in bike commuting.
September 18, 2014, WashCycle
Check out a parklet during tomorrow's Park(ing) Day
DDOT has released a list of locations where you can find a temporary parklet for tomorrow's Park(ing) Day.
David Alpert, September 18, 2014, GGW
Traffic expected to change in the next 25 years
By 2040, the population of the WTOP listening area will increase by 25 percent to roughly 7 million residents. There will be an additional 4.3 million jobs that will require commutes.
September 18, 2014, WTOP
Americans' waistlines are growing ever larger
Americans are now more than an inch fatter around the waist on average than they were in the late '90s, though among certain demographics the increase has been nearly twice that.
John Metcalfe, September 16, 2014, Citylab
Top 10 most common moving violations on D.C. roads
If you’re pulled over by a D.C. police officer, it’s most likely due to speeding, running a red light, or failing to stop at a stop sign, according to data from the Metropolitan Police Department.
Luz Lazo, September 16, 2014, Washington Post
Virginia tourism revenues rise
"Virginia is a uniquely attractive destination for visitors, offering a wide array of travel choices," Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones said in a written statement.
Michael Felberbaum, September 11, 2014, LoudounTimes.com
Students look to school board for help with walking, busing issues
Nicolas Holt-Barrett said he catches a Ride On bus to and from school in part to avoid crossing Md. 118 on foot to get to Northwest High School in Germantown.
Lindsay A. Powers, September 10, 2014, Gazette.Net