District of Columbia

In the wealthy community of Spring Valley, just inside the western boundaries of the District of Columbia, residents are opposing a proposed development by claiming the site—a parking lot—is a historic landmark.
Apr 17, 2015   Washington City Paper
The Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District recently released its State of Downtown report. Downtown D.C.'s transformation over the last two decades has created an incredible revenue generator for the city.
Apr 27, 2014   The Washington Post
Few transportation projects have transformed D.C. as thoroughly as Capital Bikeshare. From humble beginnings in 2010 with fewer than 50 stations, there are now over three hundred stations and 2500 bikes spread across the city.
Apr 23, 2014   Elevation DC
From D.C. to Seattle, alleys are being reinvented as people-friendly spaces. Often perceived as dirty and dangerous, alleys are moving beyond garbage and garages to become havens for pedestrians, public art, and small business.
Apr 22, 2014   Elevation DC
A company called BrightFarms is developing a 100,000 square-foot greenhouse on a vacant lot in Washington D.C. The farm will provide jobs for locals and reduce the environmental footprint of the food sourcing process.
Apr 21, 2014   Fast Co.Exist
A new report finds that suburban areas are losing residents to urban areas like New York City and Washington D.C., even well past the point when people would have traditionally made the choice to return to the suburbs.
Apr 18, 2014   New York Times
Use of the 495 Express Lanes, a HOT variable toll, has been fetching a pretty penny this year for commuters looking to escape the notoriously congested Capital Beltway. The ongoing experiment in commute pricing should recede before a tipping point.
Apr 16, 2014   The Washington Post
After a decade of incredible growth, a tightening job market has finally slowed the domestic migration into Washington D.C.
Apr 14, 2014   Washington Post
Following actions by the federal government and a few states, the nation’s capital recently published a set of rules regulating the operation of driverless cars.
Apr 8, 2014   WAMU
The National Capital Planning Commission voted this week to reject a design by Gehry Partners for a memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower planned for the National Mall in the nation’s capital.
Apr 5, 2014   The Washington Post
With D.C.'s first streetcar since 1962 about to begin service (any day now), how are business owners along the corridor holding up?
Apr 3, 2014   Elevation DC