February 5, 2016, 5am PST
The idea of a gondola crossing the Potomac might still seem a little pie in the sky, but it has legs.
February 2, 2016, 2pm PST
Three D.C. Metro stations will now include grocery delivery. The service could expand, especially if it raises revenues for the cash-strapped transit agency.
January 22, 2016, 1pm PST
A large winter storm is bearing down on the East Coast, prompting advanced preparations by local officials.
January 16, 2016, 1pm PST
The Washington Post shows why the Flint water crisis is so concerning for the health of the residents affected.
January 7, 2016, 12pm PST
Several key factors, not the least of which was cheap gas, combined to make 2015 a record year for new passenger vehicle sales, smashing the 2009 record of 10.4 million sales and edging-out the prior record of 17.40 million sales in 2000.
January 5, 2016, 5am PST
Land use and transportation planning decisions provide a framework on which other social policies have created particularly isolating and intractable poverty in the South.
January 1, 2016, 7am PST
Take local television, add maps. What could go wrong?
December 21, 2015, 5am PST
Just in time for winter, the U.S. Department of Energy released a standard to make heating and cooling in commercial buildings far more efficient, increasing minimum efficiency by 10 to 25 percent.
December 16, 2015, 9am PST
A crisis that stretches back for several months escalated this week, bringing this news of the very bad variety to national attention.
December 10, 2015, 7am PST
A new report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies adds to what seems, at this point, like a tsunami of bad news for rental housing affordability.
December 9, 2015, 9am PST
The Washington Post Editorial Board calls for reform of the mortgage interest tax deduction.
December 2, 2015, 11am PST
The "hipsterification" of cities is a well-known phenomenon. But as the millennial generation ages and settles down, will they import that same cultural ethos to locations more suburban?
November 24, 2015, 9am PST
This list of the worst places for traffic congestion in the country might cause some rubbernecking of its own.
November 12, 2015, 12pm PST
Pope Francis' much-publicized visit to the capital in late September saw reductions in congestion and better travel times. Event-specific telecommuting policies and transit route changes appear responsible for the minor miracle.
November 9, 2015, 6am PST
The 105-year old Hudson River Rail Tunnels may desperately need replacement, but the Federal Railroad Administration also has an eye on the future, awarding $27.8 million to prepare a maglev application between Washington and Baltimore.
November 6, 2015, 12pm PST
A public-private partnership to build a tunnel connecting Norfolk with the city of Portsmouth under the Elizabeth River in Virginia has gone awry, saddling the public with increasing costs and, likely, more expenses in the future.
October 27, 2015, 10am PDT
To some, a protected bike lane saves lives; to others, it threatens the survival of a community.
October 15, 2015, 5am PDT
In a worst case scenario, generated by a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, land home to 25 million Americans will be lost to rising seas as a result of climate change.
October 13, 2015, 2pm PDT
It's simple, according to this Washington Post column: better buses make a better city.
October 10, 2015, 5am PDT
No, the title does not refer to Congress, it is meant to be taken literally: It is about the District of Columbia's sewage treatment plant that produces renewable energy by treating its biosolids with a new hydrolysis technology imported from Norway.