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Breakfast hyperlinks: Building season might be dangerous for individuals strolling

Bethesda development is closing sidewalks and making strolling unsafe

Building on main Bethesda roads has blocked off sidewalks on Wisconsin Avenue, Woodmont Avenue, and Del Ray Avenue. Pedestrians there might be confronted with the choice of crossing a busy street with no visitors sign, or strolling on the street to get previous the blockage.  (Bethany Rodgers / Bethesda Beat)

What’s occurring with Reservation 13?

Hill East neighbors are upset about an undeveloped plot of land referred to as Reservation 13 which the DC mayor unexpectedly pitched as a possible place for the Amazon headquarters. Some residents have been wanting retailers there for a very long time.  (Natalie Delgadillo / DCist)

An enormous day for the Caps and for Metro

On Tuesday Metro noticed over 800,000 riders as fans got here downtown for the Capitals victory parade. Metro may even be promoting a commemorative Stanley Cup SmarTrip card, as they promised Caps participant TJ Oshie.  (Dana Hedgpeth / Post, Martin Austermuhle / WAMU)

Riders noticed a deer inside a Metro station

WMATA printed video of a deer prancing down the Crystal City platform Tuesday morning. It discovered its manner in after strolling down the tunnel from the airport, and later left the identical manner after startling several waiting commuters.  (Rachel Sadon / DCist)

Amazon is constructing an information middle at Waterside in Loudoun

Amazon will put an information middle in a brand new deliberate improvement in Sterling that additionally contains housing, workplace area, retail, and a lodge round a lake. The positioning is at present an lively quarry, however will probably be closed and transformed beginning this 12 months.  (Michael Neibauer / WBJ)

Arlington needs to get its buses again heading in the right direction this week

Transit officers hope that ART buses will probably be operating usually this week. Final week several journeys had been delayed or cancelled throughout 12 routes within the ART system because the county repaired mechanical points discovered throughout a security inspection.  (Melanie Pincus / ARLnow)

Virginia is considering increasing HOT lanes on 495

The Virginia Division of Transportation introduced that they could lengthen present “dynamic tolling” lanes on 495 to the American Legion Bridge. Including the lanes would require increasing the freeway, although it isn’t clear how a lot land VDOT would use.  (Inside NoVA)

Cities must deliver again shared residing, writer argues

Tens of hundreds of individuals are on waitlists for public or reasonably priced housing within the US. Within the face of this housing crunch, cities ought to rethink how individuals can dwell in shared housing and legalize and encourage alternate options to single-family properties, the writer argues.  (Diana Lind / NYT)

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