Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr. T in DC
Thanks to all who sent links to the below report:
Greater Greater Washington is rallying the troops:
Last night, Council supporters and DDOT officials went to sleep with the understanding that the final budget negotiations had preserved the streetcar.
The line had been approved by the Committee on Public Works and Transportation last week, but the final proposed Budget Support Act removes it and returns funding to some of the Great Streets streetscapes which DDOT said they could backfill with federal funds.
Gray’s office is saying that the program isn’t “cut” because the budget hasn’t been voted on. It’s true that this proposal is a substitute amendment to the budget, which has to be approved by Council, but since Gray is the chairman, it’s essentially the baseline that they’ll be using to modify today, and unless the Council overrides this part to reinstate streetcars, they’re cut.
1811 18th Street, NW A reader reports: “discovered this morning on a walk … sad”
Update from Union Market: “We are currently cooperating with law enforcement in their investigation. We are currently open and will be open regular hours tomorrow.” Readers report around 4pm: “Heard…
300 Massachusetts Ave, NE Thanks to Brian for sending around 3:50pm: “Just… how.”
Thanks to Joy for sending from West End: “great design.” Sweet City Ride is made possible by readers like you! Email your finds to [email protected]
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