A response to the conventional thinking about demolitions as the antidote to blighted, vacant properties and the negative effects that follow.
Oct 1, 2015   The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Planning Commission will soon consider the South Baltimore Gateway Master Plan, which lays out a 20-year agenda to support a wave of entertainment development coming to the neighborhood.
Sep 24, 2015   The Baltimore Sun
Four years behind schedule and $50 million over budget, the Silver Spring Transit Center will be open to bus business on September 20, 2015. Eventually, light rail will also serve the location.
Sep 19, 2015   PlanItMetro
Open data can be a powerful tool for illustrating the risks to public safety that will have to be overcome as more cities adopt Vision Zero initiatives.
Sep 8, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
A study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on September 1 showed steep reductions in speeding in Montgomery County, Maryland, where speed cameras has been in effect since 2007, reducing fatalities and severity of injuries.
Sep 3, 2015   The Detroit News
The city of Baltimore is taking a new approach to an old idea: that schools should be the center of neighborhoods.
Aug 19, 2015   The Baltimore Sun
While Amtrak's century-old Hudson River rail tunnels may capture the public's attention, particularly when they are closed, infrastructure problems on the Northeast Corridor also plague the line from Rhode Island to Washington, D.C.
Aug 1, 2015   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
Suburban office parks are achieving the status of ghost towns in the Washington, D.C. area.
Jul 22, 2015   The Washington Post
A zoning code makeover is awaiting City Council approval in Baltimore. The proposed changes would help the city evolve from its industrial legacy.
Jul 15, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
For a long time, surface parking lots blanketed Maryland's Montgomery County. Developers and county officials now prioritize mixed-use infill with parking concealed underground.
Jul 7, 2015   WAMU
Carl Davis, Research Director of the Institute on Tax and Economic Policy (ITEP) writes where gas taxes used to fund transportation infrastructure increased, if only by decimal points, and about the aberration—the six-cent plunge in California.
Jul 2, 2015   Tax Justice Blog