Category Archives: DC

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Observed at the corner of 14th St. and Rhode Island Ave NW, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Cash Four

Observed at the corner of Florida Ave. and California St. NW, Adams Morgan, D.C.:

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Canary

Observed on Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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You Are The Traffic: The Metro Repair Edition

One maxim transportation engineers always quote is “You are the traffic” (the good ones anyway). The D.C. area, thanks to the never-ending clusterfuck that is de facto SafeTrack, provides a natural experiment in just how important mass transit is, even … Continue reading

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Who Would Jesus Deport?

Observed at the corner of 16th and R Streets NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Mistaking Bidding Up With Gentrification

There’s an interesting article asking if D.C.’s Adams-Morgan is losing diversity, which is a polite way of saying ‘forcing out brown and black people’, due to gentrification. It unusually for the genre, doesn’t confuse gentrification with bidding up. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Of Course, Until We Can Guarantee Complete Safety, We Will Limit I-66 To One Lane And 25mph

This happened (boldface mine): The suspect who authorities are still looking for after leading a Secret Service uniformed division officer on a wrong-way car chase in D.C. and I-66 in Northern Virginia before crashing into another vehicle has been identified. … Continue reading

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