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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,
  • 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
Did You Know?

Adolescents who participate in bicycling more than four times a week are 48% less likely to be overweight as adults.

Menschik, D., et al., 2008


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