New County Manager was Savannah's "Mr. Gentrification"
Arlington's new County Manager, Michael Brown, is a good ol UVA boy who massively gentrified Savannah while he was County Manager there. Check out Savannah's activist blogs.
All About Yuppie Arlington
No Brainer, Yupette. Anyone who's concerned about the decline in Metro's ridership should check out what Metro Board member and Arlington County Board member Chris Zimmerman did to Metro ridership over the past 15 years. He approved the construction of tens of thousands of new parking spaces in new parking garages, most next to Metrorail stations. So who wants to take a bus to a dirty crowded train to work when you can drive your SUV to a nice new parking space under a new Smart Growth building, thanks to Guru of Gridlock Zimmerman?
Metro will hold a budget hearing on March 31st at 6:30 PM in the Arlington County Board Room, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Third Floor, Courthouse Metro station. Metro needs to close a $189 million gap in its 2011 budget. Among others on the WMATA Board is Arlington County Board member Chris Zimmerman.