* Md. To Add Toll to Ease BRAC Traffic [Examiner Baltimore]
"The influx of more than 10,000 households with the Base Realignment and Closure at Aberdeen Proving Ground by 2012 had some bearing on the expansion of Interstate 95 near White Marsh, according to one Maryland Transportation Authority official."
* Mass Transit Ridership up in Northern Virginia [WTOP]
"Fare increases, parking problems and crowded trains maybe forcing more Northern Virginians away from Metro."
* City Working on New On-Street Parking Plans Around the Ballpark, in Southwest, and on Capitol Hill [JD Land]
"here has been much discussion by residents and city officials over the impending "apocalypse" of traffic and parking congestion with the opening in April of the new ballpark. Residents not only in Near Southeast (all 400 of you) but in Southwest and on Capitol Hill have been waiting for the city to announce exactly how on-street parking will be handled during games, as there is great concern as to whether residents will still be able to park on their streets and won't have to deal with hundreds or thousands of cars circling the neighborhoods looking for free parking."
* Homes with a Bit of Homeland [Washington Post]
"Chuck Langpaul Jr. has been in the custom home business for more than a decade, so he thought he knew a thing or two about groundbreaking ceremonies: Hoist a shovel, snap a picture and it's done."
* FBI Probes Virginia Mortgage Scam [Washington Post]
"The sidewalks are still scrubbed and most lawns are neatly trimmed, but now the subdivision of townhouses off Route 1 in Woodbridge is pocked with empty windows and foreclosures. Federal investigators are poking around."
* Developer Pulls Back from Loudoun County Project [Washington BizJournal]
"A Loudoun County developer has withdrawn a proposal that would have brought nearly 1,000 homes to a property just south of Leesburg Executive Airport."
* Housing Boomerang [City Paper]
"By the end of September, Wilson Reynolds had finally run out of patience. For months, the Adams Morgan advisory neighborhood commissioner had pressured a landlord to make building improvements on two properties with broken locks, homeless squatters, and gang graffiti in the hallways."