What I learned in 3 months of obsessively tracking my WMATA trips

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A few months ago, I was curious how long it would take me to ride in the same Metro car. Turns out, the answer was about a week.

I’ve since continued to log each and every Metro trip, and after three months of doing so, I have a few observations.

First, some overall stats: in

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Getting my kicks on I-66

The Virginia Department of Transportation started tolling Interstate 66 this week, and boy, people are pissed.

Holy Crap! and you thought yesterday was bad. #I66 #HighwayRobbery pic.twitter.com/uKndIpD54s

— brian (@theVirus620) December 5, 2017

A few thoughts after two weeks of dynamic tolling:

Lots of people were cheating the old HOV rules: The

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The challenges of adding housing in single family neighborhoods

Too often, news articles on housing prices fall into easy traps and cliché, whether in discussing gentrification or city vs. suburb tropes. But Conor Daugherty’s piece in the New York Times (The Great American Single Family Home Problem) hits all the right notes.

In it, he tells the tale of a modest redevelopment proposal to

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