Here is our round-up of this week's must-read posts.
Elected officials in Montgomery County have nothing to fear, least of all the peddlers of fear
by Carter Dougherty (Guest Contributor), Mike English (Guest Contributor) • January 30, 2023
Recent elections showed that elected officials can win on pro-housing platforms. Don’t let this opportunity to shape the future go to waste.
TSI 2.0: Moving toward a fairer allocation of DDOT resources
by Brina Seidel (Guest Contributor) • January 31, 2023
The District Department of Transportation announced a new way of handling requests for traffic safety interventions, an imperfect but meaningful step toward more equitable allocation of limited resources.
Could plans to redevelop Richmond’s Coliseum include reparations?
by Wyatt Gordon (Contributor) • February 1, 2023
Richmond destroyed a Black neighborhood to build its Coliseum. Will the city’s redevelopment plans for the site include reparations to displaced families?
Map: What if Metro had local stops like NYC?
by David Edmondson (Contributor) • February 2, 2023
It might be nice to have a Yuma Street or Taylor Street station. But as this visualization shows, an MTA-style local stop system might not be the best way to improve riders’ experience.
GGWash’s political endorsements process in 2023
by Chelsea Allinger (Executive Director) • February 2, 2023
Greater Greater Washington will endorse candidates in a handful of local races in Maryland and Virginia this year. Here’s how we’re planning to do that, and how you can help us expand our endorsements to even more places in the future.
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