Potomac Yard

Rendering of promenade in Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Virginia with Virginia Tech logo on building in background.

Alexandria’s Hopes for Stadium Deal Dashed

The city hoped a stadium for DC-area teams would anchor a new, high-density development in a vacant lot.

April 12, 2024 - WTOP

The Station at Potomac Yard

Metrorail Preparing for Record-Long Service Shutdown

A bridge on the D.C. Metrorail Yellow Line will be closed for seven months—the longest ever for the transit system. Blue Line service and shuttles will attempt to make up the difference.

July 21, 2022 - Greater Greater Washington

Metroway BRT

Now Arriving in the D.C. Area: Bus Rapid Transit

The newly opened section of the Metroway—already D.C. Metro's "premium bus service"—includes the region's first stretch of bus rapid transit.

April 20, 2016 - Greater Greater Washington

Top Books

An annual review of books related to planning.

Top Websites

The best of the Internet—since 2002.

Top Apps

Planning apps for a brave new world.

Top Schools

The definitive ranking of graduate planning programs.

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.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.