District of Columbia

D.C.'s fast-growing downtown neighborhoods have new restaurants, offices and apartments—but few playgrounds. With thousands of children expected to be born in the District in the next five years, where will they all play?
21 hours ago   Elevation DC
<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
<p>A small-scale bike-sharing program is being launched on Capitol Hill for use by employees at the House of Representatives.</p>
Mar 10, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>This editorial from <em>The Washington Post</em> argues that re-planning the Washington D.C.-Dulles International Airport corridor for buses rather than trains is an idea that just won't work.</p>
Mar 4, 2008   The Washington Post