May 13, 2015, 9am PDT
A northbound Amtrak Northeast Regional train derailed after leaving the Philadelphia Amtrak station around 9:30 p.m, on May 12. The scene was called a disaster, with the first of the seven cars that derailed severely crushed. No cause was given.
November 11, 2010, 8am PST
Howard Husock catalogs the accomplishments of Renee Glover, the controversial leader of the Atlanta Housing Authority.
December 30, 2009, 8am PST
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has ordered the revision of a forecasting model related to congressional climate legislation that makes the conversion of farmland to forests more lucrative than producing food.
December 9, 2009, 6am PST
This article, by Dr. Ellen Bassuk of the National Center on Family Homelessness, explores the challenges faced by returning veterans in housing.
December 8, 2009, 5am PST
The Obama Administration is set to announce a new jobs bill and state officials are clamoring to get their hands on some of the $69 billion the federal government is dedicating to the next batch of stimulus-related infrastructure projects.
November 1, 2009, 11am PST
The economy is up 3.5% in the 3rd quarter, thanks in large part to government subsidies for car and home buying. Otherwise, the impact of the stimulus has been muted, says The Washington Times.
July 1, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Ordinances in several Maryland counties that limit development were schools and sewers are in short supply may thwart the state's efforts to focus development in built-up areas.</p>
December 13, 2005, 6am PST
A review of "Sprawl: A Compact History," a book by Robert Bruegmann.
November 17, 2005, 10am PST
Orange and Riverside Counties may build a 15-mile tunnel to help alleviate traffic congestion -- even though the tunnel would be only a mile away from a major fault line.
April 5, 2005, 8am PDT
Environmental activists are using "scare tactics" to attack President Bush's "balanced and people-friendly environmental agenda," argues M. David Stirling.
December 23, 2004, 7am PST
System reliability blamed on lack of dedicated funding.
December 22, 2004, 6am PST
Baseball again on track to make D.C. home.
December 13, 2004, 10am PST
Veterans of the Iraq war have begun showing up in the nation's homeless centers. Advocates are worried that it is just the beginning.
December 4, 2004, 1pm PST
D.C. planner's compensation tops $250,000.
November 2, 2004, 12pm PST
This Washington Times commentary argues that consumers continue to purchase fuel inefficient vehicles despite rising gas prices.
August 17, 2003, 5am PDT
Metro will allocate about $11.2 million in federal money for transit-oriented development in the District
July 7, 2003, 6am PDT
Iain Murray says the White House was justified in editing parts of an EPA report because the global warming studies were "discredited" and "junk science."
April 28, 2002, 5am PDT
Opponents charge Senate Democrats with secretly trying to approve a land use bill that will impose federal standards on local land use.
April 5, 2002, 7am PST
F. Patricia Callahan alleges that the "The Community Character Act" will use tax dollars to create jobs for APA members, promote a "no-growth agenda," and hurt small property investors.
March 7, 2001, 6am PST
Smart Growth advocates want federal real estate decisions to consider sprawl.