District of Columbia

December 6, 2018, 8am PST
November's bombshell news about the partnership between Virgin and Brightline has now yielded ambitious plans for private investment in intercity rail service.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
December 3, 2018, 1pm PST
The bill, which the council is likely to pass later this month, includes more ambitious renewable energy and clean vehicle mandates.
Utility Dive
November 27, 2018, 8am PST
The high-tech, high-speed rail system is ultimately planned to run from D.C. to New York.
The Washington Post
November 20, 2018, 2pm PST
A new study confirms that dockless bike share has proven more successful in reaching a more diverse population in D.C. than the more traditional bike share system, Capital Bikshare.
Streetsblog USA
November 20, 2018, 7am PST
A common wintertime compliant about snow removal for cars taking priority over bike lanes and sidewalks might be a little less common this winter.
WTOP
November 15, 2018, 9am PST
Amazon's decision to locate half of its HQ2 location in Northern Virginia kicks the state into gear on transportation projects. More funding could potentially be on the way.
Greater Greater Washington
November 14, 2018, 11am PST
The D.C. Council voted, 11-2, to decriminalize fare evasion on the D.C. Metro transit system. The council will have to vote one more time to confirm the new policy.
The Washington Post
November 13, 2018, 12pm PST
The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.
Planetizen
November 13, 2018, 8am PST
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
November 12, 2018, 9am PST
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