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DC suburb links future to expansion of Metro line

DC suburb links future to expansion of Metro line

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

“You couldn’t buy a Band-Aid in Tysons. Or a pencil,” says Jerry Gordon, head of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, about the recent past of Tysons, a 2,100-acre suburb north of Washington, DC. Located in wealthy Fairfax County, Tysons can brag about the half-dozen Fortune 500 companies that call it home. Indeed, it’s one of […]

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Tougher laws to check disabled parking abuse

Tougher laws to check disabled parking abuse

| August 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

According to a 2010 Seattle DOT report, about 30 to 40 percent of downtown and First Hill spaces are filled with cars possessing disabled parking permits. Out of these permits, over 10 percent were inactive – temporary placards lasting only six months. Presently, the city police estimates 60 percent of disabled placards on the street […]

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