District of Columbia

January 7, 2003, 9am PST
As director of the D.C. Office of Planning, city planner Andrew Altman is very influential in reshaping the area.
The Washington Post
January 4, 2003, 5am PST
Mayor Anthony A. Williams plans to announce initiatives to make Washington D.C. more attractive for new residents.
The Washington Post
December 17, 2002, 9am PST
Washington area governments are promoting bicycling for commuting as a means to fight congested roads and pollution.
The Washington Post
December 6, 2002, 6am PST
Homeland Security prefers having its new and future-permanent office space in a suburban office park with a "securable perimeter."
The Washington Post
November 19, 2002, 8am PST
As home prices in the D.C. area rise, a few lessons from Silicon Valley may apply.
The Washington Post
November 18, 2002, 11am PST
Innovation Briefs speculates how the November election results will affect the transportation sector in the years ahead.
Innovation Briefs
November 16, 2002, 7am PST
Home buyers are demanding mobility and convenience, so developers are building luxury subdivisions next to major highway interchanges.
The Washington Post
November 8, 2002, 9am PST
Using GPS technology, researchers identify traffic congestion trouble spots. The information could help local governments plan transportation projects.
The New York Times
November 7, 2002, 12pm PST
Voters in Northern Virginia reject a proposed regional transportation tax that may have faciltated sprawl beyond the Beltway.
The Washington Post
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.
The Washington Post
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.
The Washington Post
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?
The Washington Post
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.
The New York Times
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.
The Washington Post
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.
The Washington Post