District of Columbia

With their reputation for decent schools, lower crime, and affordable housing, suburbs can be an attractive prospect for young families. Can cities retain that demographic? Should they?
May 16, 2015   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
<p>Washington D.C. has begun to make key green parking reforms that will plow parking revenue into neighborhood bicycling and walking improvements.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   Streetsblog
<p>City councilors in Washington D.C. have proposed a plan to throw out exemptions that allowed hundreds of landlords to evict residents with little or no notice so they could convert buildings to high priced condos.</p>
Mar 14, 2008   The Washington Post