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California's Climate Leadership Put to the Test

A three-day global summit on climate action in San Francisco, hosted by Gov. Jerry Brown, is unlike other international climate summits in that it features "non-state actors," such as governors, mayors, and businesses, rather than nations.

September 15, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

D.C. and Arlington Explore Connection by Gondola

A feasibility study suggests a gondola system across the Potomac would be cheaper than a new Metro station.

November 14, 2016 - The Washington Post

Georgetown

What Separates Georgetown From the Rest of D.C.?

Georgetown's grid of small blocks is starkly different from the L'Enfant-designed city that surrounds it.

June 13, 2016 - Greater Greater Washington

Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Proposal Gets a Funded Study

The idea of a gondola crossing the Potomac might still seem a little pie in the sky, but it has legs.

February 5, 2016 - The Washington Post

163:365 - Green Energy

Texas Town to Flip the Switch—100 Percent Renewable Energy

Georgetown, located north of Austin and home to 54,000 Texans, will soon be a part of the future, by running completely on renewable energy.

March 18, 2015 - The Dallas Morning News

D.C. Streetcar Expansion May Be Further Trimmed

New Washington, D.C. Mayor Bowser may deviate from the prior administration by not supporting the expansion of the streetcar line. This is a double-blow to streetcar advocates, as Mayor Gray had already pared down the new streetcar's expansion plans.

March 7, 2015 - WAMU

A New Future Proposed for Georgetown

After announcing its Georgetown 2028 Plan last year, the Georgetown Business Improvement District is continuing its ambitious efforts to bring new facilities and amenities online in Georgetown.

February 3, 2015 - The Washington Post

D.C. Metro's Plan to Relieve Congestion: Focus on Existing Network

In what might be viewed as a transit version of "fix-it-first", Metro will focus on alleviating congestion within the existing system rather than pursue costly regional expansions. Plans for ten new stations and a new tunnel are being considered.

December 21, 2013 - The Washington Post

Metro Expansion Map

Map of D.C. Metro Expansion Plans Unveiled

A preliminary map of D.C. Metro's long-term expansion plans that was unveiled this week has riders salivating at the prospect of a station finally being built in Georgetown. A third line could serve Virginia.

December 7, 2013 - WAMU

DC Planning Office Seeks To Restrict Georgetown Enrollment

Washington DC's office of planning will begin restricting Georgetown's enrollment if the university does not manage to provide housing for 100% of its undergraduates by 2016.

October 25, 2011 - The Washington Post

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