Breakfast links: DC scooters will soon be corralled
Breakfast links DC scooters will soon be corralled

E-scooter parking corrals are coming to DC

Over the next few months, the District will be installing parking corrals for electric scooters in all eight wards. The corrals will be placed off sidewalks in no-parking zones near intersections to avoid obstructing pedestrians.  (Natalie Delgadillo / DCist)

Baltimore isn’t collecting taxes from ride-sharing services

The City of Baltimore has missed out on $2.1 million in tax revenue each year since 2015 for failing to collect taxes on Uber and Lyft rides. The City Council is working on legislation to address the problem.  (Colin Campbell / Post)

Virginia becomes a leader in passenger rail transit

As demand for passenger rail transportation grows nationwide Virginia’s $3.7 billion investment in rail operations and Amtrak’s plans to expand services are making the state a model for intercity passenger rail.  (Luz Lazo / Post)

76 affordable apartments are coming to Southwest DC

A 76-unit development with all apartments deemed affordable was just broke ground near Audi Field in Southwest DC. The units will range from studios to four bedrooms, and the ground floor will include 3,000 square feet for retail.  (Nena Perry-Brown / UrbanTurf)

Bus ridership among children surges in MoCo

In Montgomery County, bus ridership among individuals 18 and younger grew almost 60% in the second half of 2019 thanks to a new program in the county that allows young people to ride Metro and Ride On buses free of charge.  (Caitlynn Peetz / Bethesda Beat)

How Anacostia is moving beyond its reputation

After years of struggling with a less than stellar reputation, Anacostia in Southeast DC its starting to slowly attract the amenities it has long-lacked such as sit-down restaurants and grocery stores. But with change comes new challenges as housing prices begin to climb.  (Zak Salih / UrbanTurf)

Trains bypass Union Station due to stabbing

Red line trains briefly bypassed Union Station on Sunday morning after a man was fatally stabbed on the mezzanine level of the Metro station. Police arrested two men following the incident.  (Fredrick Kunkle / Post)

Virginia Dems push for minimum wage increase

Now that Democrats are in control of the Virginia General Assembly, many are pushing for an increase in the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to up to $15. Republicans and business groups worry that the move could damage the state’s business-friendly reputation.  (Ally Schweitzer / WAMU)

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