District Line Daily: The Price Is High

Pepco is looking to raise prices.

As of Sept. 29, D.C. reported two deaths related to COVID-19 and 36 new positive cases, bringing the total numbers of people to 626 and 15,300, respectively. Officials also updated the city’s coronavirus dashboard, making its graphics interactive so the public can see case rate, hospital utilization, and contact tracing from March until present day. […]

District Line Daily: Live Entertainment Returns to D.C.

Sort of.

As of Sept. 28, D.C. reported no additional deaths related to COVID-19 but 14 new positive cases. The total number of infections is now 15,264. [EOM] Women’s March returns to D.C. Oct. 17 to protest Trump’s Supreme Court nomination. [Post] How D.C.’s FY 2021 police budget stacks up against those of other major cities. [Bloomberg] […]

District Line Daily: Means To An End

Rent control law got a hearing, and means-tested rent control got a reality check.

As of Sept. 24, D.C. reported two additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 57 new positive cases bringing the total number of people to 623 and 15,163 respectively. [EOM] Metro skipped doing a full analysis on how emergency budget cuts would impact riders of color and low-income riders. [Post] A George Washington University student reported […]

District Line Daily: Test Kitchens

Four strategies that just might help restaurants make it through the winter.

To Safely Return To Campus, D.C. Schools Look To Outdoor Learning At a private school on 16th Street NW, students are learning outside. A second grader […] As of Sept. 23, D.C. reported no additional deaths related to COVID-19 but 56 new positive cases. The total number of infections is 15,106. [EOM] Hundreds of D.C. […]

To Safely Return To Campus, D.C. Schools Look To Outdoor Learning

As some of D.C.’s private and charter schools implement outdoor learning plans, can DC Public Schools do the same across a diverse school district?

At a private school on 16th Street NW, students are learning outside. A second grader calls out in Hebrew, “The king says that everyone should touch the color red.” His classmates scan the playground, their classroom for the morning, in search of anything red. A student spots the color on his classmate’s shirt. Instead of […]

District Line Daily: 2020 Vision

The Council sends Mayor Bowser a bill to achieve zero traffic fatalities.

As of Sept. 23, D.C. reported no additional deaths related to COVID-19 but 29 new positive cases. The total number of infections is 15,050. [EOM] For 12 DC Public Schools, in-person instruction could start earlier than Nov. 6 after principals sent proposals to the central office. [Fox5] The severe damage that came from the Sept. […]

District Line Daily: Emergency & I

The Council to extend the public health emergency through Dec. 31

As of Sept. 22, D.C. reported no additional deaths related to COVID-19 but 43 new positive cases. The total number of infections is now over 15,000. [EOM]  DC Health Director Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt introduces a new coronavirus dashboard and metrics to reopen, after public health officials learned more information about the virus and amid public […]

District Line Daily: Remembering RBG

D.C. mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

As of Sept. 21, D.C. reported one additional death related to COVID-19 and 23 new positive cases, bringing the total numbers of people to 621 and 14,978, respectively. The mayor also updated the way it presents its reopen metrics and shows progress. The public can no longer see underlying data, only a static image. [EOM]  […]

District Line Daily: 6 Months In

D.C. reflects on its response to the coronavirus pandemic, and releases plans moving forward.

As of Sept. 18, D.C. reported no additional deaths related to COVID-19 but 62 new positive cases. The total number of infections is 14,852. [EOM]  Three weeks into the school year, and 4,500 fewer students are enrolled in D.C. schools this year as compared to last. [DCist] Data shows small businesses in majority-Black neighborhoods waited […]

District Line Daily: Best of D.C. 2020

The best issue is finally here.

Landlords Don’t Want the D.C. Council to Extend Its Blanket Eviction Moratorium D.C. has the strongest tenant protections related to evictions in the region, surpassing even the […] As of Sept. 17, D.C. reported two additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 47 new positive cases, bringing the total number of people to 619 and 14,790, […]

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