Supermoon is tonight. And I've been making rear-end jokes about it all week.
- 18 members of Congress, including Representatives Connolly, Moran, and Norton, recently signed a letter to Joseph Boardman, President and CEO of Amtrak, asking that roll-on/roll-off service be provided on the Capital Limited between Pittsburgh and DC.
- A humorous tale of competing for bikeshare docks during rush hour.
- NPR does a much better job of presenting the Capital Bikeshare helmet study. I like the guy who doesn't buy a helmet because that would make him a 'bike rider'. Sorry Alex, but you're one of us. One of us. One of us...
"Wearing a helmet is a good idea because if I'm going to fall off my bike and strike my head, I'd rather have a helmet than not." But it's not clear that the lack of a helmet should completely deter somebody from biking. "We want to increase people's ability to get exercise and do things that are environmentally sound," Fischer says.
And here's Boston's coverage, which is also not bad.