WHEREIN: We bring you the developments (happening in and around DC) that we think are newsworthy, or, at the very least, almost newsworthy.
- By the end of this year you won’t be able to get a paper farecard at any Metro station. So does this mean that if you forget your SmarTrip you’re kind of screwed? WMATA says you’re welcome (via CBS DC).
- After being rejected by Apple just a week ago, Speed Cameras Alert, an app that warns D.C. drivers about approaching speed cameras, is now available for download. Tell one, tell all (your Uber drivers) (via Washington Post).
- Civil Rights figure Julian Bond was honored last night at a memorial service at The Lincoln Theatre (via Washington Post).
- Last week D.C. police came across a naked man bathing in the fountain of the Library of Congress. This week he was charged with “indecent exposure” (via WTOP).
- Capital Bikeshare announces plan to add 99 stations around D.C. by 2018 (via Washington City Paper).
- Spotted on U Street: Kush God, an out-of-car-edible-selling service (via DCist).
- Five D.C. Starbucks have applied for liquor licenses. The plan is that if they’re approved, they’d be serving beer and wine (Washington Business Journal).