District of Columbia

July 28, 2001, 6am PDT
A proposal to build a tunnel near the White House aims to address security concerns and traffic issues.
The Washington Post
July 18, 2001, 5am PDT
The challenges of preserving Alban Towers, a 1929 building historically significant for its architecture.
The Washington Post
July 17, 2001, 1pm PDT
Landscape architect John G. Parsons of the National Park Service is in charge of protecting the Washington Mall.
The New York Times
July 14, 2001, 9am PDT
An overview of the controversy over the construction of a World War II memorial in Washington D.C.
The Kansas City Star
July 9, 2001, 5am PDT
Rapid increase in the number of sport-utility vehicles (SUV) is causing an increase in air pollution in the Washington D.C. area.
The Washington Post
July 5, 2001, 8am PDT
Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten is accepting nominations for the "Armpit of America."
The Washington Post
July 4, 2001, 7am PDT
An attorney provides an insider's look at the Supreme Court case that dramatically alters government's ability to regulate land use.
Wall St. Journal
June 28, 2001, 1pm PDT
Commentators from The Washington Post and New Republic debate racism as part of Washington D.C.'s gentrification.
New Rules Project
June 28, 2001, 9am PDT
In a surprising move, Fairfax County officials are opposing a high-profile mini-city proposed by Andres Duany in Tyson's Corner.
The Washington Post
June 27, 2001, 5am PDT
Newcomers to Washington D.C. must decide whether they want to endure a long commute from a home in the suburbs, or live in the urban core and give up the dream of owning a home.
The Washington Post
June 25, 2001, 8am PDT
Andres Duany is hired to build a new-urbanist mini-city in Tyson's Corner. Not everyone believes in the concept, however.
The Washington Post
June 24, 2001, 10am PDT
A Maryland architecture professor argues that roads, not just public transit, are necessary for a successful TOD.
The Washington Post
June 18, 2001, 1pm PDT
APA's bi-weekly update on legislative and public policy issues of interest to planners.
American Planning Association
June 14, 2001, 2pm PDT
Developers, commuters, and businesses are call for reviving a cancelled feasibility study for the controversial 'Techway' project in Washington D.C.
The Washington Post
June 11, 2001, 5am PDT
A federal judge rejects memorial opponents request to postpone construction.
The New York Times
June 8, 2001, 5am PDT
Residents in Southern Maryland organize to control sprawl and preserve open space.
The Washington Post
June 7, 2001, 10am PDT
The battle over a proposed World War II memorial in Washington D.C. continues with two groups filing a suit against the project.
The Washington Post
May 24, 2001, 11am PDT
Opponents and supporters are fighting over the architectural design and proposed site for a World War II memorial in Washington D.C.
May 16, 2001, 11am PDT
Lawmakers passed a bill to put the World War II Memorial project on a fast track. Critics say it undermines safeguards to prevent too many memorials in the nation's capital.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
May 16, 2001, 6am PDT
The APA's bi-weekly update on legislative and public policy issues of interest to planners and communities.
American Planning Association