Category Archives: DC

Beast Mode

Observed on Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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The Dakotas, the District, and Identity

Recently, there has been a bit of activity around D.C. statehood. Whenever this happens, someone comes along and ‘D.C.-splains’ how D.C. should just be folded into Maryland (Thanks for the tip! We’ve never heard that idea before!). Leaving aside the … Continue reading

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Cars and Suburbia: Why I Am Pessimistic About a Green New Deal

Let me preface this with noting that, as an organizing principle, the Green New Deal (GND) is pretty good. But I’ve had doubts about the GND doing much to significantly curb U.S. CO2 emissions, and this excellent column by Gordon … Continue reading

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Big…

Observed on 14th St NW, between R and S, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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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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