District of Columbia

May 9, 2001, 6am PDT
When he visits London, Roger K. Lewis gets "waterfront envy." In this column he discusses the history behind waterfront development in U.S. cities and proposes changes for waterfronts in Washington D.C.
The Washington Post
May 8, 2001, 12pm PDT
Washington DC's Mt. Pleasant area struggles to preserve cultural diversity amidst rapid gentrification.
The Washington Post
May 7, 2001, 7am PDT
Washington D.C. is facing subway gridlock, and must build a new line through the center of Washington, D.C.
The Washington Post
May 7, 2001, 4am PDT
The Washington Post explores the origins and details of urban scrawl, also known as graffiti.
The Washington Post
April 18, 2001, 1pm PDT
Growth Surpasses Highway Use: D.C. Area Tops Average
The Washington Post
April 14, 2001, 8am PDT
The American Planning Association launches an online newsletter for teaching and involving youth in community planning.
American Planning Association
April 10, 2001, 11am PDT
Smart growth And sprawl collide in the nation's capital over the Techway project.
The Washington Post
April 10, 2001, 6am PDT
Over 40 anti-srawl groups are opposing The Techway bridge project to link the Dulles International Airport and I-270.
Washington Business Journal
April 7, 2001, 11am PDT
Virginia officials object to the lack of input for the proposed line across the Potomac into Prince George's County.
The Washington Post
April 3, 2001, 7am PDT
The Washington area saw rapid population increase according to the Census 2000 data.
The Washington Post
March 22, 2001, 11am PST
Brownfields bill clears Senate committee; smart growth bills slated for reintroduction.
American Planning Association
March 8, 2001, 11am PST
Location of donated property irks city residents.
The Washington Post
February 28, 2001, 6am PST
Brownfields tops Senate environment panel agenda and Urban Agenda Act introduced.
American Planning Association
February 18, 2001, 11am PST
Electronic problems cause delays in the delivery of new subway cars.
The Washington Post
February 14, 2001, 10am PST
On the first business day following the inauguration, Sens. Arlen Specter and Richard Durbin introduced their New Urban Agenda Act.
American Planning Association
February 12, 2001, 10am PST
The Brookings Institution evaluates the key elements for transit success based on Washington D.C.'s 97-mile rail system.
The Brookings Institution
February 8, 2001, 5am PST
The community of North Michigan Park, with well-organized civic associations, sees positive changes.
The Washington Post
February 7, 2001, 12pm PST
While residents complain about huge houses on tiny lots, planning agencies hesitate to take action. Why?
The Washington Post
January 31, 2001, 1pm PST
APA publishes its bi-weekly update on legislative and public policy issues of interest to planners and communities.
American Planning Association
January 29, 2001, 1pm PST
American Forests and the U.S. Forest Service are seeking proposals for conservation projects in the Chesapeake Bay region.
American Forests