Right now at Spingarn High School, city officials are presenting an update on the streetcar plans for H Street and Benning Road NE — including the line’s much debated interface with Union Station. As the new animation above shows, riders will disembark right on top of H Street’s “Hopscotch Bridge.” How convenient and user friendly the rest of the trip into Union Station will be remains to be seen.
In other news:
How a 25-year-old recent D.C. transplant outpolled Marion Barry and Jack Evans to win a trip to the Democratic National Convention (City Paper)
Developers and contractors need to do a better job keeping sidewalks open (GGW)
There’s a million-dollar D.C. Lottery ticket out there somewhere (The Buzz)
No ethics pledge necessary to work in D.C. government (Loose Lips)