Monthly Archives: February 2013

I-495 Capital Beltway express lanes losing money, saving time for some

Recently, I overheard somebody praising the new Transurban I-495 EZ Pass Express Lanes (also known as HOT Lanes for High Occupancy or Toll) because “they respond to the marketplace in real time” or something along those lines. Overall though, the marketplace response seems to be “not interested.” Over the first few months of operation, the

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Nats: In case you haven’t read the Bryce Harper Sports Illustrated cover story yet…

I finally found the Sports Illustrated cover story on Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper by Tom Verducci. Here it is: Washington’s Monument “O.K., BRYCE HARPER, AS A ROOKIE YOU PUT UP THE BEST SEASON BY A TEENAGER IN HISTORY. GUESS WHAT? IT’S TIME FOR YOU—AND THE REST OF LAST YEAR’S SMASHING ROOKIE CLASS—TO DO IT

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Crooked Run, a Leesburg nano-brewery, is on Kickstarter

Young brewmaster set to open business – Loudoun Times Breweries keep popping up across the greater BeltwayLand and its exurbs. The latest is Crooked Run Brewing Co. in Leesburg by 25 year-old Jake Endres. Here is more from theCrooked Run About page: A nano-brewery is a very small brewery, even smaller than a micro. The

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Ground broken on interchanges to replace Garden State Parkway traffic signals

Garden State Parkway lights set for removal in Cape May County – Courier-News (Cherry Hill, N.J.) It will be about 60 years too late, but three intersections on the southern Garden State Parkway will finally have their traffic signals removed. From the Governor’s press release (PDF): The project will replace the traffic signals at three

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