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Posted at 3:22 PM ET, 11/ 4/2010

Gray transition: Bold innovators or back to Barry?

By David Alpert

Which would you rather have running Mayor-elect Vincent Gray's transportation transition team?

A former city administrator under Marion Barry, who was running the city during the famous episode where Barry flippantly dismissed snow plowing failures while he was at the Super Bowl?

Or a former CEO of Amtrak, head of the University of Maryland's smart growth center, and occasional blogger who wrote excitedly about the return of streetcars, the value of high-speed rail, and the need for a federal transportation reauthorization?

What if they're the same guy?

[Continue reading David Alpert's post here at Greater Greater Washington.]

David Alpert is founder and editor of Greater Greater Washington. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

By David Alpert  | November 4, 2010; 3:22 PM ET
Categories:  D.C., D.C. politics, HotTopic, Local blog network, Marion Barry, Vincent Gray, traffic, transportation  
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