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Metro has an escalator problem. [Examiner]

For being broke, D.C. sure is planning on spending a lot of money next year. [WBJ]

Barracks Row Main Streets is ok with the Marines taking part of Virginia Avenue Park. [THIH]

Walkable urbanism ain’t free. [Examiner]

Nothing like a bloody power struggle to boost real estate prices. [WSJ]

Apartment hunter must-see. [Urbanturf]

Why do bicyclists ride on the sidewalk? Because the street’s too dangerous. [RPUS]

Explaining a bend in the road. [GGW]

Veterans Affairs takes huge space in NoMa. [WBJ]

Yay Oxon Run bike trail! [Washcycle]

What happens with ANC write-ins? [TBD]

Today on the market: Let’s make it an (almost) all-Brookland week, shall we?