November 19, 2002, 8am PST
As home prices in the D.C. area rise, a few lessons from Silicon Valley may apply.
November 18, 2002, 11am PST
Innovation Briefs speculates how the November election results will affect the transportation sector in the years ahead.
November 16, 2002, 7am PST
Home buyers are demanding mobility and convenience, so developers are building luxury subdivisions next to major highway interchanges.
November 8, 2002, 9am PST
Using GPS technology, researchers identify traffic congestion trouble spots. The information could help local governments plan transportation projects.
November 7, 2002, 12pm PST
Voters in Northern Virginia reject a proposed regional transportation tax that may have faciltated sprawl beyond the Beltway.
November 7, 2002, 5am PST
New Potomac River crossings and a new Washington, D.C.-area expressway aimed at easing traffic congestion would bring more development and more traffic.
Environmental Defense Fund
October 31, 2002, 9am PST
This paper by Carol O'Cleireacain and Alice Rivlin proposes that the federal government offset several fiscal handicaps that hinder the nation's capital by providing a continuing contribution to the budget of the city of Washington.
The Brookings Institution
October 29, 2002, 12pm PST
George Washington University contests DC Board of Zoning Appeals decision in District Court of Appeals.
George Washington Hatchet
October 22, 2002, 10am PDT
Six finalists have been selected in the competition for a memorial to the 184 victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
October 14, 2002, 6am PDT
Suburban neighborhoods are turning into entertainment destinations.
October 11, 2002, 12pm PDT
After an environmental study and public input, a team of Virginia and Metro officials recommended the extension of rail to the Dulles corridor over buses.
October 10, 2002, 5am PDT
Computer geographic profiling aids detectives searching for the Washington-area sniper.
October 3, 2002, 8am PDT
Where are the urban planners with vision when you need them?
September 27, 2002, 2pm PDT
Students compete in a contest run by the Dept. of Energy to design homes that do not use any electricty.
September 26, 2002, 9am PDT
On her commute to work, Caroline Wellbery never sits in traffic, always finds a parking spot, and saves $400 a year on gas.
September 13, 2002, 2pm PDT
A 10-year, $12 billion plan announced yesterday for the D.C. Metro rail will include trolleys, light rail, and rapid bus lines.
September 13, 2002, 8am PDT
Washington's public spaces, monuments, and institutions are being damaged by security emplacements.
August 21, 2002, 9am PDT
Washington DC leaders are considering changing K Street, a major east-west arterial, to provide bus or light rail lanes in the center median.
August 8, 2002, 9am PDT
Report by the Free Congress Research and Education Foundationcalls for a return of streetcar systems in America's urban areas.
American Public Transportation Association
August 8, 2002, 5am PDT
The Acela, a high speed premium train for the Northeast, is breaking down with great regularity.