District of Columbia

October 8, 2001, 10am PDT
Home to 91 museums and with several new projects underway, Washington D.C. is the nation's "City of Museums."
The Christian Science Monitor
October 4, 2001, 12pm PDT
The Bus Rapid Transit systems generally had lower capital costs per milethan the Light Rail systems in the cities reviewed.
U.S. General Accounting Office
October 3, 2001, 2pm PDT
A $756 million convention center and hotel is being constructed in Washington D.C. even as the hotel industry faces an uncertain future.
The Washington Post
October 2, 2001, 11am PDT
The Washington area commuting experience -- already one of the worst in the nation -- has deteriorated after the terrorists attacks.
The Washington Post
September 22, 2001, 9am PDT
The Washington region's rapid growth calls for strict parking and traffic policies. Experts provide advice for developers.
Washington Business Journal
September 17, 2001, 10am PDT
The Washington region does not meet air quality standards. Phil Mendelson outlines the sacrifices required to improve air quality.
The Washington Post
September 16, 2001, 6am PDT
Inspired by the Smart Growth concept, new high-rise apartment complexes are becoming common and springing up around single family homes.
The Washington Post
September 11, 2001, 8am PDT
Inspired by New Urbanism, several new "traditional neighborhood developments" are being planned or constructed in Washington suburbs.
The Washington Post
September 6, 2001, 12pm PDT
Emissions from automobiles over that of forecasts, threatens to cut off federal transportation funds for the Washington region.
The Metro Investment Report
September 3, 2001, 10am PDT
Urban sprawl threatens 95 million acres of farmland in the next several decades, according to a USDA report.
The Star Democrat
August 29, 2001, 9am PDT
A project plans to renovate a nine-story building into condominiums, some of which will be lower-cost units to attract artists.
The Washington Post
August 28, 2001, 11am PDT
The New Urbanism movement has a lot in common with the "new towns" of the 1960s.
The Washington Post
August 24, 2001, 10am PDT
A new lighting system for the Jefferson Memorial will reduce electricity requirements by 80 percent.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
August 22, 2001, 8am PDT
Food service structures destroy the character of the Mall.
The Washington Post
August 21, 2001, 6am PDT
Ugly contruction sites are blocking off sidewalks; this is "irritating, costly, dangerous, stupid and contrary to...common-sense."
The Washington Post
August 21, 2001, 5am PDT
The task of saving the Old Post Office is left unfinished.
The Washington Post
August 20, 2001, 9am PDT
Ugly temporary structures last a long time.
The Washington Post
August 20, 2001, 8am PDT
An ugly "concrete necklace" surrounds the Washington monument.
The Washington Post
August 14, 2001, 1pm PDT
The project to revitalize 80 miles of Route 1 across five counties in the Washington area could costs hundreds of millions of dollars. But there is no consensus on a common vision.
The Washington Post
August 11, 2001, 11am PDT
The proposal to build a tunnel under the Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House should be abandoned argues Roger K. Lewis, and presents aesthetic and practical reasons against building tunnels in the middle of cities.
The Washington Post