The Post has a good video explaining the Washington, D.C. traffic signal system. It can be adjusted in real time as needed, for events like Washington Nationals games. By the way, the photo above is the most popular on my flickr stream with over 11,000 views. Here’s an old-school “art deco” style Crouse-Hinds signal: These
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Nationals ask District to pay to keep Metro open late for fans – WTOP It is official, the Washington Nationals ownership is still really stupid. Rather than put down a $29,500 deposit on keeping the Metro going for an extra hour in the event of a really late game, they’ve asked the District to do
JOHN KELLY: Why is the Roosevelt Bridge missing its sculptures? – The Post The Theodore Roosevelt Bridge which carries Interstate 66 and US 50 across the Potomac River between Arlington, Va. and Washington, D.C. was originally slated to have sculptures. Kelly explains why it never happened: Mrs. Fraser’s design called for four plaques symbolizing Teddy
Streetcars to return soon to the District | Gallery – The Post The last street car in Washington, D.C. stop running 50 years ago this past Saturday. That system had been in decline following World War II. Street cars served the nation’s capital for a century. The Smithsonian‘s National Museum of American History‘s On the