District of Columbia

The District Department of Transportation released its moveDC "Action Plan" this week. While the moveDC plan sets a 25-year agenda, the Action Plan identifies 36 specific actions for implementation in the next two years.
2 days ago   Greater Greater Washington
<p>With space at a premium on the National Mall, designers are rethinking the design of the capital's symbolic core.</p>
Apr 13, 2007   AP via Bradenton Herald
<p>Surrounded by major government centers and large new public works projects, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, is preparing to reveal a plan to redevelop its waterfront -- a revival effort many residents are wary of.</p>
Apr 11, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>With her new role as the head of the Office of Planning, Harriet Tregoning, a pioneer of the smart growth movement, is set on molding Washington D.C. into a more livable city.</p>
Mar 24, 2007   Washington Business Journal
<p>Time-sensitive commuters would benefit from proposed toll express lanes for D.C. area freeways, which would be built on congested carpool lanes by private companies. Carpools would still use the lanes free of charge.</p>
Mar 7, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>In Washington, D.C., a publicly-financed convention center that was promoted four years ago by local officials as a shot in the arm for the city's economy has turned out to be less than successful. But the city has a plan to revive the dream.</p>
Feb 21, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Washington Post Columnist John Kelley offers comments from subway riders who share their experiences riding other systems around the globe.</p>
Feb 9, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Some developers and land use experts have once again called for the city to reconsider its long time height limitations to allow for the development of office high rises.</p>
Feb 5, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>This report from <em>National Public Radio</em> discusses ideas for placing control of federally-funded Amtrak into the hands of a federal-state partnership. Many feel funding for rail should be de-nationalized and governed by regional bodies.</p>
Jan 24, 2007   NPR
<p>A wave of new development has finally come to gritty Georgia Avenue, and though many are pleased with the sorely needed investment, gentrification worries abound.</p>
Jan 16, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Transit officials in Washington D.C. have announced plans to build a new trolley car system beginning in 2007. Many in the city hope the new project will ease congestion in what is ranked the third most congested city in America.</p>
Jan 2, 2007   The New York Sun