District of Columbia

Pope Francis' much-publicized visit to the capital in late September saw reductions in congestion and better travel times. Event-specific telecommuting policies and transit route changes appear responsible for the minor miracle.
Nov 12, 2015   The Washington Post
As a new wave of people flood cities to live, work, and play, many arrive on four wheels: cars, which are creating massive headaches for city planners and drivers.
Sep 29, 2015   Elevation DC
A proposal to design a park at the 11th Street Bridge between Capitol Hill and Historic Anacostia includes a through study of how the new park can connect two neighborhoods without leaving anyone behind.
Sep 23, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
An ongoing planning study by Events DC, commenced by a previous mayoral administration, could conflict with the desire of the current mayor for the site of RFK Stadium
Sep 18, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx unveiled a $42 million transportation program in Manhattan that is part of President Obama's new $160 million Smart Cities Initiative. Funds will go to NYC, Tampa, and Wyoming to reduce congestion and crashes.
Sep 15, 2015   The White House
A post on Greater Greater Washington laments the lack of options coming online in Washington, D.C.'s housing boom—new housing is only of the most expensive variety.
Sep 12, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
Advocates say traffic safety data collection practices in Washington, D.C. don't meet national standards. They also say it will be hard for the District to meet its vision zero goal by 2024 if the problem persists.
Sep 3, 2015   WAMU
Washington City Paper creates a record of the many murals that have been lost to new construction and shifting demographics in neighborhoods around Washington, D.C.
Sep 2, 2015   Washington City Paper
A new study finds evidence of a causal link between bikeshare and congestion in Washington, D.C.
Aug 26, 2015   Resources for the Future
A post for Greater Greater Washington details the ongoing conversation about how to improve pedestrian safety around Grant Circle.
Aug 22, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
Can a neighborhood still call itself Chinatown when everyone living there is wealthy and white? Beset by rapid gentrification, longtime residents of D.C.'s Chinatown fight to keep their homes.
Aug 3, 2015   The Washington Post