Monday, December 12, 2011

Washington Tweets

by Bill Adler

Washington tweets. A lot. The Washington Tweets column is a collection of the most interesting, recent Washington-area tweets. These tweets reveal a candid and fascinating portrait of what is on our collective minds: Twitter gives a snapshot of what we're doing, thinking and hoping for. Washington Tweets is Washington in the raw. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

Doesn't Santa Clause have a better method of transportation than the Metrobus? #WMATA

Really glad Rob and I switched places right before Dupont Circle. I can't handle parking and/or traffic.

Most obnoxious appliance has to be gas-powered leafblower. It emits 14 - 300x as much pollution as a huge Ford pickup:

Finally, Petworth has our 2nd bikeshare station! Terrific! @bikeshare: New 15 dock station installed at 9th and Upshur NW.

A man hid overnight at @Sears to steal from cash registers, police say.

Bus driver on 9S in Crystal City rocks. Just navigated around a road blockage I don't think I could have gotten a car around. @unsuckdcmetro

Did Violent Crime Drop Because Cocaine Got Cheaper?

Let's give a big welcome to Transit Near Me, a new app that shows transit options near you & anywhere in the region.

In other Council vehicle news, @CMMichaelABrown has ditched the Hummer, now driving Jeep Liberty. Says it's more fuel-efficient.

Definitive word! "@DCStreetcar: The H St/Benning Road line will go up on the Hopscotch Bridge to connect to Union Station" #HStDC

You can now charge your electric car at the Pentagon City mall:

D.C. gun laws could be eased: It could soon become easier for District resident to procure firearms. A bill intr:

Have you submitted to DCist Exposed yet? We want to see your pretty pictures.

why can't all subway announcers be this entertaining?

Looking for a Christmas tree in #ClevelandPark? LMK if you spot others!

DC Libraries will forgive fines through February 5: #feellessguilty

Just boarded at BWI. @Delta your organizational skills are a joke. Boarding process awful, attendants not helpful, carry-ons out of control CM Barry (D-Amnesia) says there's a higher standard for public officials when it comes to conduct.

I wish the "reply all" button rquired people to click & respond to a "Do you REALLY want to send this stupid message to everyone?" prompt.

Can you spot the person enjoying a foot-long Subway sub on the subway? #wmata #dcmetro

if Friends had been set | in Adams Morgan, Tryst would | be their hangout spot #haiku #IllBeThereForYou

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