District of Columbia

Writing for National Geographic, Brian Clark Howard examines the "[innovative] techniques that mimic nature help restore open waterways, prevent pollution, and create habitats for animals."
6 days ago   National Geographic
<p>A plan by city officials to trade public land to a developer in exchange for a new firehouse and library is under fire from residents and activists who believe the deal shortchanges the city.</p>
Sep 17, 2007   By Christian Madera
<p>The Washington D.C. Council is expected to pass legislation that will require bicycle parking at apartment buildings.</p>
Sep 17, 2007   San Francisco Examiner
<p>Washington D.C.'s Cultural Development Corporation is pushing condo conversions to create affordable housing for low-income artists.</p>
Sep 17, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Suburban Washington D.C. residents are upset over a rash of new buildings in their neighborhoods that they say don't fit in with the character of their communities. It's not just that the houses are too big, but that they are housing too many people.</p>
Sep 5, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>A proposed rail line connecting the Washington D.C. region to its international airport remains mired in delays. Many are blaming confusion and mixed coordination amongst the project's many stakeholders and backers.</p>
Aug 31, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>With more than $2 billion worth of redevelopment projects underway, Washington D.C.'s riverfront areas are in the midst of a waterfront renaissance.</p>
Aug 22, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Two civic groups in Washington D.C.'s Chinatown are battling over a proposal to close an alleyway to allow the development of offices. Opponents argue the plan is short-sighted, while others say an economic boost will save the struggling district.</p>
Aug 15, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Local government has big plans for redevelopment in the inner suburbs of Washington D.C. But some say the approach is too segmented and lacks a greater vision for many of the region's smaller towns.</p>
Aug 9, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>A city-sponsored streetscape beautification project currently under construction in Washington D.C. has been keeping many customers away from local businesses. Many are calling on the city to help out businesses during the construction-caused lull.</p>
Aug 8, 2007   The Washington Post
The second edition of this seminal historical planning study of Washington, D.C. offers readers an in-depth look at the city's birth and creation. Exclusive
Jul 16, 2007  By Matthew B. Gilmore