District of Columbia

In which parking minimums figure heavily in a polemic regarding the nature of cool.
2 days ago   Guardian Cities
<p>Arlington, Virginia, and Silver Spring, Maryland, are two cities in the rapidly growing Washington D.C. metro area that are bucking the trend of handling growth by sprawl and moving towards Smart Growth policies.</p>
Dec 20, 2006   E, The Environmental Magazine
<p>Federal employees are often located in suburban areas away from transit, going against a policy of locating offices in downtown locations.</p>
Nov 25, 2006   The Hartford Courant
<p>As industrial areas convert to condos and a new baseball stadium eats up a large chunk of their former stomping grounds, it's getting harder and harder for strip clubs to find a place to operate in Washington D.C.</p>
Nov 20, 2006   Washington City Paper
<p>John Catoe, a Washingtion D.C. native who won praise as second in command at the Los Angeles MTA, was tapped to run the capital's transit agency -- a job that comes with both major headaches and perks.</p>
Nov 19, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>A new proposal would make Washington D.C. the first major city in the country to require most large scale construction to follow green building standards.</p>
Nov 16, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>In Georgetown, a student party house seeks recognition as a religious organization to get around zoning restrictions.</p>
Nov 13, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>Environmental Defense and the Maryland chapter of the Sierra Club say they plan to file a lawsuit to prevent the construction of an 18-mile segment of highway which they claim will violate clean-air standards.</p>
Nov 3, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>De facto master planning by Federal Government creates more sprawl in the Washington, D.C. region. For example, the FBI field office is moving from Tyson's Corner to Manassas, farther from the Alexandria courts where federal cases are heard.</p>
Nov 1, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>A California developer is pushing proposals for high-speed magnetic levitation trains. He's hoping private enterprise will help make the costly venture more attractive to state and regional governments.</p>
Oct 14, 2006   Metro Times Detroit
A developer has been chosen to transform Washington D.C.'s Southwest Waterfront. The chosen firm has high hopes for making the waterfront into a world-class attraction, but also protecting the interests of the local community.
Oct 5, 2006   By Nate Berg