Fairfax

Alexandria, Virginia

Ridership Down for Northern Virginia Public Transit

Metrorail has seen ridership improve in Northern Virginia, but not enough to balance out the losses to bus ridership.

March 26, 2019 - Inside NOVA

Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Clinic Lacks a Prescription for its Community

According to an article by Dan Diamond, the Cleveland Clinic is a worldwide success story, but the community surround the hospital "remains mired in poverty."

July 18, 2017 - Politico

Three Big Planning Projects on the Way in Northern Virginia

Big things are expected from planners in Northern Virginia this year.

January 14, 2016 - Greater Greater Washington

CTA Buses

Want to Make a Better City? Build a Better Bus System

It's simple, according to this Washington Post column: better buses make a better city.

October 13, 2015 - The Washington Post

Are Planners Responsible for Public Health?

Christine Green reports on the ways in which transportation and planning professionals in the Washington D.C. area are working alongside public health professionals to tackle the obesity epidemic.

May 22, 2012 - Greater Greater Washington

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.