Photo by PoPville flickr user John Cochran
From the Mayor’s Office:
“Earlier today, the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) released a Safety Management Inspection Report on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). In response to the report, Mayor Muriel Bowser released the following statement:
“The FTA’s safety audit confirms my belief that WMATA is in need of a management restructuring and organizational turn-around. I will continue to work with the District’s appointees to the Board of Directors and our regional partners to demand accountability.”
From US Capitol Police: “Just after 4:00 a.m., a man drove his car into the vehicle barricade at East Capitol Street and Second Street. While the man was getting out…
via google maps From MPD at 12:53am: “Alert: Shooting Investigation in the 1200 block of Irving Street NW. No Lookout at this time.” Updates when/if more is known.
From an email: “SAT. AUG 13th @ APPIOO | 10PM 1924 9th Street Northwest JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF LOVE & ROOTS FT/ D U T T Y B…