April 20, 2006, 10am PDT
The Shenandoah River reaches the tipping point thanks to pollution and development, according to national non-proft conservation organization American Rivers, which releases the annual list.
The Washington Post
March 24, 2006, 12pm PST
Arlington County, Virginia, and the City of Alexandria approved a plan for restoration of a 2.3-mile stretch of Four Mile Run; the vision would transform the neglected urban stream into a natural amenity and destination in the D.C. area.
The Washington Post
March 21, 2006, 6am PST
How should the D.C. area handle its explosive growth? Columnist Steven Pearlstein has some ideas.
The Washington Post
March 21, 2006, 5am PST
Three of the top 10 fastest growing county's in the country lie in the Virginia exurbs surrounding Washington, D.C.
The Washington Post
February 28, 2006, 6am PST
How to find shelter in a wealthy suburban county without paying rent or a mortgage.
Washington Citypaper
February 9, 2006, 9am PST
Many in Virginia believe that more funding is needed for transportation, although some, including members of the Virginia General Assembly, don't want to raise taxes.
Richmond Times-Dispatch
February 9, 2006, 5am PST
The number of people living in dense, large buildings in the edge-city of Tysons Corner in Fairfax County, Virginia, will apparently be less than developers planned for.
The Washington Post
January 31, 2006, 6am PST
John Schindel lives in Stafford County, Virginia, a far-out exurb of Washington, D.C. Because of previous legal problems, he has no driving privileges. How does he get to and from his varied places of employment?
The Washington Post
January 24, 2006, 6am PST
Strategists take note as Virginia's new governor tackles sprawl.
Elm Street Writers Group
January 19, 2006, 2pm PST
Recently inaugurated official sets stage for "long-term transportation investment plan."
Richmond Times Dispatch
January 17, 2006, 12pm PST
Timothy M. Kaine will addresses the politically touchy issues, calling for more control of development as a means of reducing congestion.
The Washington Post
January 10, 2006, 6am PST
Loudoun County, Virginia, developers have little time to get approval for hundreds of new homes before a revised zoning ordinance is passed.
The Washington Post
December 31, 2005, 5am PST
Manassas, Virginia, is using a zoning ordinance to redefine family, in an attempt to curb possible consequences of illegal immigration.
The Washington Post
December 28, 2005, 1pm PST
Duany and Plater-Zyberk have designed Haymount, a "neo-traditional" town set to double the population of its county.
The Washington Post
December 15, 2005, 8am PST
The city of Richmond, Virginia has tried everything to spark an economic revival on East Broad Street, but nothing has worked. The problem: it has refused to help the businesses already there that already call it home.
Style Weekly
December 6, 2005, 11am PST
An academic brief examines demographics and voting patterns in the “four Virginias,” or the major socio-political sections of the state.
Metropolitan Institute At Virginia Tech
December 5, 2005, 8am PST
Location may be key to New Urbanism-inspired developments.
Richmond Times Dispatch
November 30, 2005, 10am PST
Leonard Gilroy sees two problems with Virginia's proposed growth legislation and explains why he thinks it would steer the state in the wrong direction.
November 21, 2005, 12pm PST
Companies are touting a variety of safety features to lure contracts and offices into the area.
The Washington Post
November 18, 2005, 10am PST
Thirty years after urban renewal effort, jury rules that a city's condemnation threat constitutes temporary taking.
The Roanoke Times