District of Columbia

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
March 18, 2002, 10am PST
Working families struggle as affordable housing options disappear.
The Washington Post
February 27, 2002, 5am PST
The Capitol's lawn and grounds are being torn up to be replaced with a "Disneyland-like" orientation center.
The Christian Science Monitor
February 14, 2002, 10am PST
Two architecture students win design competition to improve a temporary structure at the famous Washington monument.
The Washington Post
February 6, 2002, 6am PST
An exhibition highlights the history of urban transportation in U.S. cities.
The Washington Post
January 31, 2002, 7am PST
The Capitol steps are closed to the general public for security reasons. Citizens, planners, and historians, oppose the barring of public access to an important national public space and the best view of the Mall.
The Washington Post
January 21, 2002, 2pm PST
D.C. officials are interested in a revival of the streetcar to tackle transportation problems.
The Washington Post
January 8, 2002, 2pm PST
Analysis of traffic patterns indicates growing use of sport utility vehicles and sprawl. This trend is worsening air pollution in D.C. region and could jeopardize transportation funding.
The Washington Post
December 31, 2001, 8am PST
Roger K. Lewis hopes "Jersey barriers" will slowly start disappearing in 2002.
The Washington Post
December 26, 2001, 11am PST
A $4 million project to install global positioning technology on buses to improve puntuality and safey will be the first of its kind.
The Washington Post
December 24, 2001, 4am PST
Congress passed the year's biggest environmental bill, giving states up to $200 million a year to clean up 500,000 polluted industrial sites.
Associated Press
December 13, 2001, 7am PST
A columnist raises a warning that a joint APA-HUD 'growth blueprint' is an effort to centralize land use control by the federal government. (Link corrected.)
Accuracy In Media
December 7, 2001, 11am PST
Commercial real estate market in Washington D.C. has low vacancy rates.
The Washington Post
November 26, 2001, 11am PST
D.C. officials envision a new "trendy" neighborhood with housing, theatres, and supermarkets.
The Washington Post
November 21, 2001, 9am PST
The Housing Act of 2001 for the first time would commit a percentage of tax revenue to D.C.'s Housing Production Trust Fund.
The Washington Post
November 21, 2001, 8am PST
A hodge podge of security installations and congestion from street closures, are damaging the local economic and moral health of the nation's capitol.
The Washington Post
November 15, 2001, 4am PST
This editorial recommends that before considering a fare increase, Metro should try to generate more state and local support.
The Washington Post
November 11, 2001, 10am PST
Washington D.C. official envision a waterfront and parks along the banks of the Anacostia River.
The Washington Post
November 7, 2001, 9am PST
The real estate market in Washington D.C. remains strong even during a national recession.
The Washington Post
November 6, 2001, 11am PST
APA's biweekly update on legislative and public policy issues.
American Planning Association