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Public employees in DC caught stealing from parking garage

Public employees in DC caught stealing from parking garage

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thieving public employees in the nation’s capital are in danger of jeopardizing their standing in public opinion polls that show favorable views among Americans toward local governments. The watchdog unit of local ABC7 News recently uncovered Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) employees illegally parking at the Anacostia Metro train station while ticketing other drivers […]

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Savesies lead to mugging in D.C.

Savesies lead to mugging in D.C.

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

In cities such as Chicago and Boston, it’s commonplace (if illegal) to mark your parking spot with orange cones and other detritus—two-gallon buckets and boxes have been seen, even a container of antifreeze—especially during snowy weather. In fact, the Philadelphia police department recently had to tweet a message that asked residents to keep their parking […]

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Car sharing companies get free parking in Washington, D.C.

Car sharing companies get free parking in Washington, D.C.

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

With car sharing growing as a phenomenon, and with free parking for car sharing becoming a reality in Washington D.C., its popularity is likely to zoom. Many are embracing car sharing because it makes economic sense, and this new policy will help them save even more money. In a deal struck between the District Department […]

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Parking issues stall micro-unit apartments near D.C.’s Logan Circle

Parking issues stall micro-unit apartments near D.C.’s Logan Circle

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last May, developers Brook Rose and Gregg Busch seemed like pioneers. The two were proposing an eight-story, 38-unit apartment building in the Logan Circle neighborhood of D.C.’s downtown — of which 32 would be “micro-units” of 280 to 350 square feet. In addition to riding the trend of miniscule apartments, the duo distinguished themselves by offering no […]

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