District of Columbia

2 hours ago
The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.
Planetizen
6 hours ago
The reported selection of New York and Washington, D.C. as the dual winners of the Amazon HQ2 competition was officially announced this morning. Still, Amazon wasn't done with the surprises.
Planetizen
Yesterday
An internet company can't just stop paying for the use of underground transit facilities when it decides the subway company doesn't have the right to charge for the access.
WTOP
November 6, 2018, 1pm PST
In June, planners completed a draft environment impact statement for a replacement for the Long Bridge, which connects trains from Virginia to D.C. Local advocates see the lack of a pedestrian and bike trail as a missed opportunity.
Arl Now
October 29, 2018, 11am PDT
For the first time in years, there is talk of expanding service on existing rail lines in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) system.
The Washington Post
October 25, 2018, 11am PDT
The electric scooter sharing company Muving offers Vespa-style scooters for rent, and it's already operating in Atlanta. D.C. could be next.
WTOP
October 25, 2018, 8am PDT
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed a slew of traffic safety changes, some of which could go into effect in early 2019.
Greater Greater Washington
October 22, 2018, 7am PDT
Visualize 2045 makes plans for 600 projects totaling $291 billion in investments—there's some serious "blue sky" planning here.
WAMU
October 17, 2018, 11am PDT
The computer-driven trains will start up again next year with the goal of improving riders’ experiences.
The Washington Post
October 15, 2018, 1pm PDT
An estimated 80-90 percent of short-term rentals could be outlawed if a proposed bill passes in Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington
October 10, 2018, 11am PDT
The bills seek to end landlords' ability to offer rent discounts and then calculate increases based on the original price, rather than on what a tenant was actually paying.
Greater Greater Washington
October 8, 2018, 8am PDT
A decrease in ridership is not disputed. However, ideas about the best solutions for turning things around abound.
The Washington Post
October 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Making a speeding ticket a lot more expensive might convince drivers to slow down.
WJLA
September 25, 2018, 6am PDT
The District has created thousands of affordable homes, but analysts see a need for more targeted intervention.
D.C. Financial Policy Institute
September 13, 2018, 7am PDT
Washington, D.C. is seeking public comment on the "Sustainable DC 2.0" plan.
Greater Greater Washington
September 11, 2018, 9am PDT
David Alpert and DW Rowlands of Greater Greater Washington share their hopes for a planned review of D.C.'s bus system.
Greater Greater Washington
September 8, 2018, 7am PDT
D.C. Metro recently announced its intentions to buy anywhere from 256 to 800 new 8000 series railcars to replace the oldest cars in the system.
Greater Greater Washington
September 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
A roundtable discussion tackles the question about how to make those first steps toward more involvement with planning in the local community.
Greater Greater Washington
August 31, 2018, 2pm PDT
RFK Stadium, former home to professional football, soccer, and baseball teams, is done. A massive redevelopment has begun, starting with new sports fields for kids.
WTOP
August 30, 2018, 12pm PDT
A tremendous open space and recreation addition could be on the horizon for residents of Washington, D.C., but there's still work to do in cleaning the Potomac and Anacostia rivers.
Greater Greater Washington