District of Columbia

July 11, 2002, 9am PDT
National Capital Planning Commission task force has proposed a $800 million plan to provide better-looking security for monuments in the nation's capital.
The Washington Post
July 9, 2002, 5am PDT
Washington DC employers including the federal government still offer a powerful incentive to drive by offering free parking.
The Washington Post
July 8, 2002, 8am PDT
A draft of the much-anticipated Urban Design and Security plan outlines planning techniques to protect national landmarks and government buildings from terror.
The Boston Globe
July 3, 2002, 5am PDT
Information gathered by CITYgreen software, about tree-covered areas, can help plans aimed to improve cityscape.
American Forests
July 2, 2002, 10am PDT
Most Washingtonians including those in working-class neighborhoods support redevelopment.
The Washington Post
June 25, 2002, 8am PDT
"Minority Report," Steven Spielberg's new thriller, offers a vision of what Washington would look like in the year 2054.
The Washington Post
June 5, 2002, 12pm PDT
U.S. Census figures released last week indicate less people are riding transit to work each day.
The Washington Post
June 3, 2002, 2pm PDT
Singles in the Washington area are using a "traffic-friendly dating strategy."
The Washington Post
May 28, 2002, 9am PDT
With the suburbs saturated with "big boxes," retails stores are moving back into the city.
The Washington Post
May 21, 2002, 1pm PDT
A 10.2 acre site at the nexus of Downtown Washington will be the focus of an enormous redevelopment effort.
The Washington Post
May 21, 2002, 12pm PDT
The Takoma Park neighborhood of Washington, DC is divided over plans to develop land near METRO station.
The Washington Post
May 20, 2002, 1pm PDT
The least known great architect in the nation's capital may be Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
International Herald Tribune
May 12, 2002, 5am PDT
A proposal to build a Washington-Baltimore rail link using futuristic magnetic levitation (Maglev) technology is facing growing opposition.
The Washington Post
May 3, 2002, 11am PDT
According to a study by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the University of Maryland and the U.S. Geological Survey, over 700,000 acres of undeveloped land could disappear in the next 15 years.
The Washington Post
April 30, 2002, 6am PDT
The Christian Science monitor editorializes that government lending agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must be reformed.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 28, 2002, 5am PDT
Opponents charge Senate Democrats with secretly trying to approve a land use bill that will impose federal standards on local land use.
The Washington Times
April 23, 2002, 7am PDT
Reason charges that HUD-funded projects and CDCs are wasteful, inneficient, and possibly corrupt.
Reason Online
April 18, 2002, 6am PDT
The 2001 Potomac Index is designed to measure the Greater Washington region's progress on key economic, social, and environmental issues.
The Brookings Institution
April 15, 2002, 5am PDT
A $3.3 billion transit project -- one of the largest in the country -- to build rail to the Dulles International Airport is moving ahead.
The Washington Post
March 26, 2002, 9am PST
"The Green Infrastructure Guide" published by the Regional Planning Partnership, a nonprofit organization based in Princeton, N.J., offers suggestions for protecting a city's green infrastructure.
The Washington Post