Construction of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail project looking west on Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) from Route 123 in Tysons Corner.
(Jahi Chikwendiu - THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Now, on to the top blog posts from the past week:
The Tysons Corner
looks to other cities such as San Francisco and St. Louis to point out the potential benefits of removing Route 123.
recounts an evening spent shadowing a D.C. bike cop. Among the takeaways: Comfortable but durable shoes are an absolute necessity.
Greater Greater Washington
argues that a recently released study to help plan D.C. public school closings is highly flawed and has potentially damaging repercussions.
K Street Kate
snags an invite to a preview tasting for the new Black & Orange burger joint on 14th Street and reports back with pictures.
Kings of Leonsis
breaks down the Capitals’ shot selection in their 4-2 loss to the Florida Panthers and wonders whether too many are coming from the perimeter.