Tag Archives: roads

In Washington transportation picture, the future is now


It’s 2030 and the Washington Area National Group (WANG), the 51st state of America consisting of D.C., Prince George’s and Montgomery counties formerly of Maryland, Arlington and Fairfax counties formerly of Virginia as well as a handful of smaller municipalities, … Continue reading

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Call me a wannabe bike sharer


The question of whether or not to fork over the reasonable introductory price of $50 for D.C.’s new bike sharing service, Capital Bikeshare, which will be similar to BIXI in Montreal, is a tough one for someone who doesn’t work … Continue reading

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And you thought there was no gold in The District


The Metropolitan Police Department has struck gold. And The City Paper said it couldn’t be done. The placement of a mobile speed camera at the intersection of Route 295 and Eastern Avenue NE, currently a tortuous construction zone, is going … Continue reading

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Did anyone lose their luggage?


Aw damn, this would be a great time to have an audience. The 600-800 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue SE are closed to auto and pedestrian traffic due to a suspicious package. I know this because a cop told me “suspicious … Continue reading

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Come one come all


And watch as we scorch the earth and leave a baron path behind us. Take a gander at those photo galleries.  There is nothing they can tell/show me that doesn’t make this scream environmental disaster. This is kind of a … Continue reading

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Ironically-named states


No, I am not from Maryland. But it is a great place: America in miniature, the cliche says. Big city Baltimore, the Mountains of the West, tranquility of the Eastern Shore. It’s a nice state. It’s also known as the … Continue reading

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