It was only three years ago that this reporter took to the Interwebs to decry the state of Columbus Plaza, that expanse of weeds and leaky fountains and buckled, tracherous pavement in front of Union Station. At the time, a well-meaning city spokeswoman told me a rebuild would begin in a matter of months. Well, Hallelujah: The rebuild finally starts Monday, Dr. Gridlock reports. Here’s to progress.
In other news:
ICYMI the not-a-column: A botched procurement puts youth job training programs on ice (Post)
”Chalk Walk” tomorrow on H Street NE (The Hill Is Home)
Ticket amnesty garners one meeeeelion dollars (D.C. Wire)
It was algae. (DCist)