The city of Baltimore, led by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, has launched "The Baltimore City Anchor Plan"—a plan that prioritizes strategic partnerships with the city's "eds and meds" sector.
Jul 6, 2014 Baltimore Sun
Baltimore's first test of the EcoDistrict green neighborhood program was enabled by a lawsuit that delayed the State Center redevelopment project for four years.
Jun 24, 2014 Baltimore Sun
A recent article describes the transit oriented development market in Maryland, where recession blues have given way to a boom.
Jun 9, 2014 Baltimore Sun
Proposals for light rail, streetcar, and BRT lines spread in every direction from Washington D.C. into nearby climes. Although some are more realistic than others, one blog dares to dream about what the full extent of the proposals would look like.
May 10, 2014 Greater Greater Washington
A new book explains how suburban dwellers have built "zoning rules, housing covenants and other mechanisms" to protect "their privileged place in the residential pecking order."
May 7, 2014 The Washington Post
Montgomery County, Maryland—located immediately to the north of Washington D.C.—is embracing the trend of driving less while opting for other forms of transportation.
Apr 25, 2014 Greater Greater Washington
The first step in the transformation of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a proposed renovation of Rash Field. But one commentator sees the subterranean parking garage included in conceptual plans as more of the same car-domination.
Apr 19, 2014 Greater Greater Washington
To create more active and economically healthy downtowns, cities are seeking development on parking lots.
Apr 12, 2014 Newsweek
Most bikers are white and have a college degree. A recent article examines the Baltimore Bike Experience as an example of the types of programs that could expand the use of biking into other parts of the city, among other benefits.
Mar 29, 2014 Governing
In a pair of articles, The Hill's energy and environment blogger Timothy Cara looks at political efforts to increase natural gas exports to Europe on account of Russia's annexation of Crimea, part of Ukraine, and environmental groups opposed to it.
Mar 24, 2014 The Hill