District of Columbia

MIT's You Are Here mapping and data visualization project has produced a map of income levels, as tracked by the routes of the Metro subway system in Washington D.C.
Yesterday   The Washington Post
<p>Based on Paris' Velib bike-share program, private sponsorship will support SmartBike in Washington, DC. For a $40 annual membership fee, SmartBike users can check out three-speed bicycles for three hours at a time.</p>
Apr 29, 2008   The New York Times
<p>The Washington D.C. Metro transit system is planning to hire a group of "mystery riders" to discretely monitor the system and identify areas for improvement. Critics call the plan a waste of money.</p>
Apr 28, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>Census data shows that growth rates in the formerly high-growth counties surrounding Washington D.C. are beginning to drop off, and in some cases, are going in to the negative.</p>
Apr 24, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>With the region's traffic getting increasingly worse, and little funding in the pipeline, Washington D.C. transit officials have proposed a plan to develop new bus-only lanes on the shoulders of highways.</p>
Apr 19, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>In a part of D.C. that has been largely ignored as the rest of the city reinvents itself with mixed-use development and pedestrian friendly design, one new single-use retail development stands out as an example of what not to build.</p>
Apr 10, 2008   Capital Community News
<p>The U street corridor in Washington D.C. was a flash point during the 1968 riots. Four decades later, the neighborhood is finally recovering from the aftermath.</p>
Apr 8, 2008   National Public Radio
<p>In and around Washington D.C., traffic planners are experimenting with converting intersections to traffic circles. Residents are slowly embracing the new roundabouts.</p>
Apr 3, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>Redevelopment plans for Washington D.C. highlight the increased emphasis on public spaces.</p>
Mar 31, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>A proposal to place tolls on many of the highways around Washington D.C. is being blasted by critics, who say planners should place more emphasis on providing better transit services than charging commuters left with few options.</p>
Mar 21, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>Buildings are being renovated all over downtown Washington D.C., and as they rise so does the city's tax revenue.</p>
Mar 19, 2008   The Washington Post