Morning Rundown

by Bryan Doyle May 26, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 Comment

Union Station

The Week Ahead — ANC6B09  Commissioner Brian Flahaven will hold a neighborhood meeting at Congressional Cemetery Chapel to update the community on Reservation 13. Meetings elsewhere in the neighborhood are set for ANC6B’s Executive Committee at the Hill Center and the Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee at Eastern Market’s North Hall. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Special Olympics Kickoff
— Crowds are gathering on the National Mall to kick off the torch run for the Special Olympics. After the lighting, the Special Olympics torch will begin a long journey west. [NBC Washington]

Method Behind the Metro Madness — A nice breakdown of why trains skip certain stops during unexpected single tracking. [Greater Greater Washington]

Waiting at the Wall —  A feature on one man’s need to write a song about the Vietnam War, and another D.C. resident’s need to perform it. [Washington Post]

The Tax Plan — A recent poll shows that 70 percent of Washingtonians are in favor of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposal to increase the sales tax from 5.75 percent of 6 percent. The poll of 674 registered D.C. voters was conducted on May 18-18 and has a 4 percent margin of error. [DCist]


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