ICYMI: Rosslyn Holiday Inn Implosion (Video)
The 18-story former Holiday Inn hotel in Rosslyn came down Sunday in a controlled demolition. View Video by ARLnow. Booms start at 8:30 mark. Fails to play in some web browsers.
Few masks, intense crowding, gunfire. No tickets issued. @nbcwashington
The Arlington County Board adopted an order to prohibit groups of more than 3 from congregating on streets and sidewalks. ACPD plans to start enforcement someday after a period of “outreach and education.” News Release
Who’s getting sick with COVID-19? Mostly younger people. Over the past month, 57% of new cases in Arlington have been among those in their 20s and 30s — an age range that’s about 40% of the county’s population. ARLnow
County Board Writes FAA to Oppose Flight Path Changes
On Nov. 4, 2019, the Arlington County Board sent a letter of opposition to the FAA regarding proposed changes to flight procedures at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
The FAA and the United States Secret Service (USSS) presented the proposed changes to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) DCA Community Working Group on May 23, 2019.
Read the full letter
Online Noise Complaint Form (FAA)
Beyer Writes FAA On Airplane Noise in Arlington
Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08) sent a letter to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration expressing concerns about its recent announcement to make changes to flight paths at DCA to accommodate Secret Service needs without giving meaningful consideration to community interests. Beyer urged FAA to delay implementation of the proposed changes to DCA flight procedures in order to engage the community.
Beyer Press Release