Category Archives: DC

Walk This Way…

Observed on 13th Street NW, between R and Riggs, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Strongly Urge

Observed in Blagden Alley, Shaw, D.C.:

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Mass Transit in Far-Flung Areas

Which is to say, the outer suburbs. I recently discussed an article about attitudes towards D.C.’s Metro. Leaving aside the psychotic break portion of the article, it did describe a pretty fundamental problem: He also said it’s often faster for … Continue reading

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Fear of Mass Transit As a Mass Communicable Psychotic Break

I’ll have more to say about this as a mass transit issue, but this, from an article about D.C.’s Metro, is bonkers (boldface mine): Johnny DiPasquale, a retired law enforcement officer who lives in Leesburg in Loudoun County, Va., said … Continue reading

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Steps

Observed on 22nd Street NW, Sheridan-Kalorama, D.C.:

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Muellers

Observed at 20th and Q Streets, NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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It Helps When Politicians Directly Experience Life Like The Rest Of Us

One of the more bothersome things about the politics of quality of life issues is that it usually takes a politician experiencing something inconvenient (or worse) directly to get anything changed. In Houston, TX, for instance, mass transit managers are … Continue reading

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