by Borderstan.com June 6, 2011 at 9:30 am 1,076 0

Logan Circle, Borderstan, 242 Alley Block Party

The annual Square 242 Alley Block Party was Saturday night. The event is for neighbors between Rhode Island and Vermont Avenues and 14th Street NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Mike Kohn. Got some news that Mike missed? He wants to hear it from you. Drop him an email or find him on Twitter @mike_kohn.

Don’t Fall Down

Hold on tight boys and girls. The Examiner tells us that Metro is planning on sticking with the manual operational mode that it’s been in since the Fort Totten crash of 2009. The folks at WMATA apparently need another several more years before they can replace all of the potentially faulty safety modules. The only way they can speed up the process is with more shutdowns or fewer hours of service — is anyone excited about either of those options? So be prepared for quite a few more bumpy rides, but just remember, it’s all in the name of safety.

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