Data and Questions
“If you’re going to play the game properly, you’d better know every rule.”
–Barbara Jordan, lawyer/Congresswoman, 1936-1996
The Washington DC Economic Partnership lists 30 development projects planned or under construction in Ward 7, with more than 5,500 residential units and over 8,000,000 square feet of office space planned.
45% of Ward 7 families had no access to a vehicle.
Ward 7 median income was 62% of the city-wide figure.
15% of new AIDS infections in DC occur in Ward 7.
“If they can get you to ask the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.”
–Thomas Pynchon, author, born 1937
What questions need asking in Ward 7?
Here is a blog for posing some essential questions and working to find answers.