I have an idea for a phone app. A Ben and Jerry's tracker. It would keep track of which flavors you've tried, how you ranked them (Sugar Snap Peas and Orange Juice -> 0 stars), when you last had them ("What? Five years without Heath Toffee Crunch. That must be corrected.) etc...To assist in grocery store aisle decision making. In return for this idea, I ask only for a free pint.
- Bus behaving badly.
- Cyclist in aggressive driving case involvingg a driver who allegedly hit a cyclist intentionally, failed to show up to court. Again. "Without any witnesses for the prosecution, there won't be much of a case. The lesson here is that if you're going to seek charges against a motorist, you've got to follow through and be willing to appear in court"
- VDOT bike-ped advisory committee meeting tomorrow night.
- "The Park Authority has published a preliminary set of plans for the building of the new Pohick Stream Valley - Liberty Bell Trail, projected for completion in 2014-15. This trail is designed to connect to the new Burke VRE trail that runs from Burke VRE station along Pohick Stream to Coffer Woods at Burke Lake Road." Public comments are due Jan 14th.
- "The Department of Transportation is proposing new regulations that would require hybrid and electric cars to make more noise when their engines are running...NHTSA said the minimum sound requirements would prevent 2,800 pedestrian and bicycle injuries each year"