Washington D. C.

Electric Scooter Share

D.C. Plans More Regulations for Micromobility Operators

Operators are pushing back against new proposed rules that some say could 'kneecap' the District's micromobility industry.

September 16, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

A maglev train undergoing testing by Central Japan Railway at the Yamanashi Maglev Test Track.

D.C. Has Concerns About Parking and the Cost of Maglev Proposal

Washington, D.C. officials are urging modifications to key components of a proposal to build a maglev system between D.C. and Baltimore, citing disruptions to neighborhoods and cost concerns.

August 18, 2021 - The Washington Post

Washington D.C. Metro

D.C. Transit Agencies Ready to Serve Returning Commuters

The region's transit providers are gearing up to provide enhanced service, shorter headways, and reduced or free fares as more people return to public transportation.

August 3, 2021 - The Washington Post

Washington D.C. Metro

D.C. Metro Begins 24/7 Work to Improve Train Rails on Multiple Lines

Train rail construction work is underway in Washington D.C. with a planned project completion date on Labor Day.

June 15, 2020 - DCist

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

Washington DC Metro

No Consensus on How to Address Declining D.C. Metro Ridership

A decrease in ridership is not disputed. However, ideas about the best solutions for turning things around abound.

October 8, 2018 - The Washington Post

Georgetown

Rent Down 3.9% for Apartments in the Nation's Capital

After years of rising rents D.C., 2017 brought a bump in new apartment supply and a dip in apartment rents around the city.

January 16, 2018 - Bisnow

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Hand Drawing Master Plans

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