Greater Greater Washington

August 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Educators in Washington, D.C. are expanding on the "Safety Town" concept to teach grade schoolers how to be safe in traffic as well as about street design and the merits of different kinds of streets.
Greater Greater Washington
August 8, 2017, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington has identified a snazzy new app that informs transit riders about the crowd size on trains before they arrive. The benefit to crowded transit systems should be obvious.
Greater Greater Washington
August 2, 2017, 9am PDT
A popular neighborhood in Washington, D.C. is looking for ways to make its main drag more pedestrian friendly.
Greater Greater Washington
August 1, 2017, 6am PDT
Montgomery County's plan for Bethesda calls for height bonuses in return for affordable housing. Residents neighboring the proposed incentive zones have successfully resisted that idea.
Greater Greater Washington
July 27, 2017, 5am PDT
These examples are specific to Washington, D.C., but many of the facts listed in this article will apply elsewhere, too.
Greater Greater Washington
July 23, 2017, 5am PDT
Rents and prices are going up for basically every kind of housing unit in Alexandria, Virginia. The city's commitment to the preservation of subsidized housing is no match.
Greater Greater Washington
July 21, 2017, 12pm PDT
The city of Richmond has decided to turn potential to reality by approving, among other big transit changes, five new bus rapid transit routes.
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July 17, 2017, 7am PDT
Cities have to prioritize displacement as a policy issue if they want to achieve inclusive growth, writes David Whitehead.
Greater Greater Washington
July 9, 2017, 7am PDT
The D.C. Circulator is struggling with maintenance costs and system performance. The balkanization of local bus systems in the region might be to blame.
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July 4, 2017, 11am PDT
A proposed project to connect Rosslyn and Washington, D.C. by Gondola across the Potomac River still has support from the D.C. Council—enough support to fund an environmental study of the idea.
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July 3, 2017, 12pm PDT
Alex Baca argues that the dichotomy of "captive" versus "choice," while somewhat distasteful, is also incorrect. Transit can always stand to lose existing ridership through poor service.
Greater Greater Washington
July 3, 2017, 6am PDT
An extension down K Street would greatly improve the D.C. Streetcar's service level, according to Dan Malouf, but the District Council has shelved the project.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2017, 11am PDT
In Arlington, restricting density to preserve neighborhood character isn't new. A rowhouse ban in 1938 may be one factor behind today's steep prices and gentrification.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Washington, D.C. has place to do a new Barnes Dance.
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June 15, 2017, 7am PDT
The current plan for the widening of I-66 in Virginia would place a bike lane between vehicle traffic and a sound wall.
Greater Greater Washington
May 23, 2017, 12pm PDT
A recent ruling by a U.S. district court could be a deathblow for the 16-mile Purple Line extension into Maryland, as well as for transit planning in general.
Greater Greater Washington
May 23, 2017, 7am PDT
With a new high-rise under construction and even taller high-rise working its way through planning approvals, the Washington, D.C. area's building envelope is reaching new heights.
Greater Greater Washington
May 18, 2017, 6am PDT
There was a tiny bit of cuteness to emerge from the news in Washington, D.C. this week. Partisan bickering soon followed.
Greater Greater Washington
May 17, 2017, 10am PDT
Fans of transit maps will have to watch out for the new map of BaltimoreLink.
Greater Greater Washington
April 26, 2017, 11am PDT
The federal government forgoes around $90 billion a year in revenue for the home interest rate deduction, and the biggest beneficiaries are millionaires.
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