District of Columbia

Yesterday
Controversy over a plan to revitalize the Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Canal in Washington, D.C. has some questioning whether the High Line in New York City is the best model for the adaptive reuse of public space.
Greater Greater Washington
July 8, 2019, 6am PDT
The D.C. Office of Planning has been updating its Comprehensive Plan since 2016. Next up is the very first chapter of the comp plan.
Greater Greater Washington
July 3, 2019, 1pm PDT
More cities are leveraging technology to better manage one of the most confusing and congested spaces in the public realm: the curb.
Smart Cities Dive
June 18, 2019, 6am PDT
Streetfilms documents the early results of an ambitious transit pilot project in Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington
June 12, 2019, 7am PDT
The parallel crises of pollution and housing affordability require denser zoning of land uses, otherwise known as upzoning, according to this article.
Greater Greater Washington
June 6, 2019, 11am PDT
Amtrak is in the process up updating its tracks to prepare for Acela Express trains that will travel at speeds up to 125 miles per hour between D.C. and Baltimore on the Northeast Corridor.
WTOP
June 6, 2019, 6am PDT
In the multi-family residential market of Washington, D.C., LEED-certified buildings ask higher rents of residents.
Urban Turf
June 3, 2019, 9am PDT
The new bus lanes will operate at morning and afternoon rush hours starting today.
Greater Greater Washington
June 1, 2019, 11am PDT
Despite a downtown construction boom, housing is still scarce across the Capital Region. And nearly two-thirds of new homes built since the year 2000 have been single-family structures.
Brookings
May 26, 2019, 9am PDT
Residents of Columbia Heights in Washington, D.C. have been using property owned by D.C. Metro as a dog park. The District might buy the land to ensure it stays that way.
The Washington Post
May 26, 2019, 7am PDT
Forget bike counts. The new thing in bike advocacy is cars-blocking-the-bike-lane counts.
Greater Greater Washington
May 26, 2019, 5am PDT
A surprising number of puns get squeezed into an article rat complaints as a better harbinger of gentrification than...rats.
The Concourse
May 22, 2019, 11am PDT
The trust for Public Land today announced the 2019 ParkScore rankings.
The Trust for Public Land
May 18, 2019, 1pm PDT
Just about no one in the D.C. regions wants to pay to alleviate traffic.
The Washington Post
May 16, 2019, 7am PDT
One perhaps overlooked detail of an ambitious Vision Zero bill proposed last week for Washington, D.C.: a provision that would allow ordinary citizens to issue parking tickets.
WTOP
May 14, 2019, 7am PDT
Planners are expected to play a major role in an ambitious housing initiative proposed by Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Greater Greater Washington
May 13, 2019, 9am PDT
Washington, D.C., is not meeting its Vision Zero goals. Three proposed bills would put requirements in place to make traffic safety a priority.
Greater Greater Washington
May 7, 2019, 11am PDT
Ridership on the WMATA bus system, down an estimated 13 percent between 2012 and 2017, will need drastic innovations to reverse, according to a new report by the Bus Transformation project.
The Washington Post
April 25, 2019, 7am PDT
D.C. Metro has a plan to reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption by building to LEED green building standards and buying electric buses.
Smart Cities Dive
April 23, 2019, 10am PDT
D.C. youth collaborate with local hip hop artists to create planning inspired music video.
Curbed Washington D.C.