DIY arts spaces are community gathering places where people make and enjoy art and music in a non-traditional setting, oftentimes a home or a warehouse space. Despite the high rents in our region, the scene is thriving.
The D.C. Council is weighing a “sneaker subsidy,” legislation proposed by Councilmember Charles Allen that would require companies offering free parking to employees to offer an equivalent cash benefit to those who walk, bike or take mass transit. At a recent public hearing, business groups criticized the legislation as too burdensome on employers. We explore the issues.
- Martin Di Caro Transportation Reporter, WAMU; @MartinDiCaro
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