District of Columbia

A new report finds that suburban areas are losing residents to urban areas like New York City and Washington D.C., even well past the point when people would have traditionally made the choice to return to the suburbs.
2 days ago   New York Times
Meeting the HOV requirement in the D.C. suburbs is achieved through a practice called "slugging." Since the 70s, slug lines have been helping commuters beat rising gas prices.
Aug 16, 2006   The Christian Science Monitor
Following closely behind Northern Virginia and Washington DC, condo conversions in Baltimore are now halted.
Aug 3, 2006   The Baltimore Sun
State and local officials worry US Army plans to relocate 22,000 employees to Fort Belvoir may cause severe traffic problems.
Aug 2, 2006   The Washington Post
The slow reaction to job growth in many Maryland counties jobs may lead to a critical housing shortage.
Jul 25, 2006   The Baltimore Sun
It is possible to move three, four, or even five counties out from the District of Columbia and still feel the effects of growth in the national capital region, even though Unger, W.Va. is not generally considered a suburb of Washington.
Jun 30, 2006   The Washington Post
Regional employment forecasts project trends opposing planners' visions, with jobs spiraling outward from the city to the suburbs.
Jun 20, 2006   The Washington Post
Even though universities in D.C. help by renting out empty dorm rooms, the tight market for rental housing in and near downtown D.C. impacts summer interns, who sometimes pay over $1,000 per month for the most modest of housing accomodations.
Jun 18, 2006   Wahington Post
Wendell Cox weighs the true costs over the reported costs of creating a high speed train system for cities between San Diego and Sacramento. He offers opposition to a very expensive and likely underused project.
Jun 16, 2006   Orange County Register
After about a decade of planning and litigation, and another six years of construction, the first part of the first of two spans to replace the old Woodrow Wilson Bridge between Prince George's County, Md. and Alexandria, Va. is open to traffic.
Jun 13, 2006   The Washington Post
Plans for a massive new Pentagon-sized Homeland Security complex threaten to ruin one of the finest vistas in Washington, D.C.
Jun 9, 2006   The Washington Post