District of Columbia

The Washington Post provides all the details, renderings, history, commentary, and more that one could want about Amtrak's proposed $7 billion investment in Daniel Burnham's historic Union Station.
5 hours ago   The Washington Post
<p>In Washington, D.C., the historic preservation office will not allow a ramp to the front door of a 1930s rowhouse, so elderly residents must live in the basement that has access to a back alley.</p>
Jan 12, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>This post from <em>The Next American City</em>'s blog looks at plans for building affordable housing in Washington D.C. and how the city is in a much better position to provide for its low income residents than many other major cities.</p>
Dec 23, 2007   The Next American City
<p>Transit fares were recently increased for the Washington D.C. Metro transit system. The fare hike is the largest increase in the agency's history.</p>
Dec 17, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>The regional association of governments in Washington D.C. is calling on its member cities to put more emphasis on encouraging environmentally friendly development.</p>
Dec 13, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>On the tail of a recent announcement that Washington D.C. would decommission up to two dozen public schools, columnist Roger K. Lewis suggests that the closings can be a good thing, and that they open the door for adaptive reuse.</p>
Dec 11, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>In a gentrifying neighborhood in Washington D.C., residents are campaigning against a local liquor store they say encourages littering and public drunkenness. But longtime neighborhood residents defend the store, calling it a neighborhood staple.</p>
Dec 11, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>After a string of pedestrian fatalities, Montgomery County, Maryland, is pushing a broad plan to improve pedestrian safety.</p>
Dec 7, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Business people join with transportation planners in calling for streetcar systems in the Washington D.C. area. Several are in the works.</p>
Nov 28, 2007   Washington Business Journal
<p>After years of growth and development, the suburban Washington D.C. Dulles corridor is experiencing a development slowdown.</p>
Nov 17, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty has announced a broad plan to build affordable housing for the city's poor and low-income, as well as to impose measures that make it more difficult to convert buildings to luxury condos.</p>
Nov 14, 2007   The Washington Post