April 6, 2017, 11am PDT
Controversy erupted last week in Washington, D.C., after D.C. Metro decided to paint Union Station's vaulted ceilings—a famous icon of the District, it's regional transit system, and the architectural style of Brutalism.
March 13, 2017, 8am PDT
At transit agencies like D.C, Metro, bad ridership projections beget bad fare scheduling which begets bad budgets. And so on.
February 6, 2017, 12pm PST
The nation's capital could join other cities around the country in drastically limiting the use of Airbnb and other short-term rental companies.
December 11, 2016, 11am PST
Uber and D.C. Metro are partnering in new ways as the transit agency deals with fallout from its SafeTrack repair program.
December 8, 2016, 12pm PST
The death toll on the streets of Washington, D.C. are unchanged a year after the District launched its Vision Zero initiative.
October 20, 2016, 10am PDT
The District Department of Transportation is expanding its experiments with dynamic parking prices.
August 9, 2016, 6am PDT
It's been six months since the D.C. Streetcar finally opened after years of planning and delays. So far, so good for the performance of the line, and now District DOT has some decisions to make regarding the near future of the line.
June 4, 2016, 11am PDT
With late-night weekend service on hold as the Metrorail service commences its SafeTrack maintenance program, will partiers stay home or simply find new ways to get around?
January 21, 2016, 5am PST
The D.C. Zoning Commission last week approved a new zoning code for the nation's capital. The new code will go into effect in September.
November 18, 2015, 10am PST
One of the busiest corridors in Northern Virginia, both in traffic and development, is under consideration for a new transit line.
October 26, 2015, 5am PDT
Drawing on his experience with the Washington D.C. and Chicago departments of transportation, Gabe Klein shared his thoughts about transportation improvements in the capital—if money were no object.
September 3, 2015, 10am PDT
Advocates say traffic safety data collection practices in Washington, D.C. don't meet national standards. They also say it will be hard for the District to meet its vision zero goal by 2024 if the problem persists.
July 7, 2015, 7am PDT
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.
March 22, 2015, 1pm PDT
Bike advocates are concerned that after a "banner year" for bike infrastructure in the nation’s capital, the momentum for bike infrastructure is waning rather than building. How much do these kinds of missed opportunities cost?
March 7, 2015, 5am PST
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.
October 27, 2014, 6am PDT
Making up only seven percent of U.S. interstate miles, the future of toll roads is bright according to Brooking's Robert Puentes and Diane Rehm's other guests in a 52-minute, wide ranging discussion on gas taxes, toll roads, and privatization.
April 8, 2014, 12pm PDT
Following actions by the federal government and a few states, the nation’s capital recently published a set of rules regulating the operation of driverless cars.
February 28, 2014, 6am PST
The 495 Express Lanes opened in Virginia in November 2012 and have yet to meet ridership projections. That might not be a problem when built by the public sector, but the road is a $1.4 billion investment by the Australian firm Transurban.
January 16, 2014, 12pm PST
Depending on who you're asking, Virginia's proposed Bi-County Parkway is either critical to supporting the state's growth or a sprawl-inducing gift to developers. With a key milestone in limbo, Governor Terry McAuliffe will have a chance to weigh in.
December 7, 2013, 7am PST
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.