This will give our new police oversight board the independence needed to be more effective, and not tied to the same power structures that it is supposed to be investigating under the County Manager.
Mr. Paul Thompson was 41 years old, just a year younger than I am. He had been arrested on a trespassing charge two weeks ago and was awaiting a court hearing before being found in his cell yesterday afternoon.
There are a small handful of concerns with the Pentagon City Sector Plan, first of which is the gap in the protected bike lane plan along 15th street.
Last week, [ARLnow] invited the four candidates running in the general election for a seat on the County Board to write a post about why [ARLnow] readers should vote for them next Tuesday (Nov. 2).
Theo, 42, works as a communications consultant, video producer and political organizer. He points to his experience in housing activism, serving on the county’s civic federation and chairing the Libertarian party of Northern Virginia. Theo opposes subsidies for Amazon and thinks the civilian review board has been “hobbled and watered down.”
For a couple of different reasons, I’m cautiously in favor of using automated smart cameras and other sensors in Arlington, including the new “Safety and Innovation Zone” pilot program on a block Clarendon.
Safer Streets and Better Transit Growing up in the suburbs of south Georgia and north Florida, I was surrounded by cars. Using my trusty Wal-Mart-bought bicycle to get round town to work, the shopping mall, and friend’s houses, I happily rode on sidewalks when available, but often had to carefully squeeze along the curb of […]
The 2021 Candidate Guide from Sustainable Mobility for Arlington is now out, including responses from Theo on issues ranging from bike trails, transit, safe streets with Vision Zero, and how best to enforce traffic violations.
“Beg buttons” penalize pedestrians and cyclists, but Arlington County now wants to reactivate many of them. Our leadership must stop their return.