Salvation Army grocery stores opening across the United States will provide lower income families with better access to healthy foods.
Modern Cities
March 13, 2018, 6am PDT
In some respects, D.C. Metro has been the poster child for dysfunctional transit systems in recent years, but the states of Virginia and Maryland are close to ensuring a new source of funding that could help stabilize the transit agency.
The Washington Post
March 2, 2018, 11am PST
Good IT is critical to good customer service, as anyone who has ever worked a counter in knows.
Smart Cities Plan
February 21, 2018, 11am PST
One of the biggest obstacles to retrofitting suburbia with more walkable environments is passionate local opposition to change.
Greater Greater Washington
February 20, 2018, 10am PST
Lyft has entered into a partnership with Baltimore Bike Share, on the heels of Uber's entrance into the San Francisco bike-share market.
Modern Cities
February 13, 2018, 8am PST
Emergency repairs will shut down Metro SubwayLink for a month, adding the system to an ignominious list of transit closures that includes SafeTrak in Washington, D.C. and the L Train in New York City.
The Baltimore Sun
January 30, 2018, 5am PST
Exploring the surprising origins of the American suburbs.
Building Suburban Power
January 18, 2018, 12pm PST
To get a handle on drivers whizzing through its main road, the small town of Betterton, Maryland installed a "smart" radar speed sign. The data it collected helped the local sheriff's department improve traffic enforcement.
January 11, 2018, 1pm PST
Baltimore schools are the oldest in Maryland, and they need massive improvements to their heating and cooling systems. Management hasn't been up to the task of undertaking the repairs.
City Lab
January 9, 2018, 10am PST
Judging by the private-sector interest in a plan to expand Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway in Maryland, the state won't have any trouble finding willing partners.
Bethesda Magazine
January 9, 2018, 6am PST
The Roland Park Civic League is trying to get rid of bike lanes on Roland Avenue, arguing that they're dangerous.
December 31, 2017, 11am PST
Planning for snow, and for cold days, is a professional practice unto itself.
Smart Cities Dive
December 28, 2017, 11am PST
The D.C. Metro system's extended New Year's Eves hours will be cut a little short this year, and there will be no free rides.
The Washington Post
December 26, 2017, 7am PST
Despite significant and expected cross-county commuting within the Washington D.C. metro, relatively few people commute from Baltimore, despite good transportation connections and relatively less expensive housing.
Greater Greater Washington
December 6, 2017, 6am PST
Despite reports that the office market is shifting to the center city, the suburbs will dominate the office market in 2018, according to analysis from Yardi Systems.
The Dallas Morning News
November 30, 2017, 5am PST
In addition to reducing parking requirements to 0.2 to 0.6 spaces per unit for developments "approved by special exception," the board went a step further by requiring mitigations if developers provide more than 1.65 spaces per unit.
The Washington Post
November 29, 2017, 8am PST
As part of an interdepartmental effort, the city's planning department is embedding an explicit equity lens into how it considers the distribution of civic resources.
Next City
November 21, 2017, 1pm PST
A relative lack of conversions from office to residential—the adaptive reuse model driving the housing market in many urban areas—makes the Washington, D.C. region a perfect place to study the factors that make or break an adaptive reuse proposal.
Greater Greater Washington
November 19, 2017, 5am PST
Smart growth advocates have been making this point for years, but a new report from the Washington, D.C. regional planning organization provides more evidence for the strategic location of population and job growth.
Greater Greater Washington
November 17, 2017, 9am PST
Service has notably improved, but that hasn't been enough to boost ridership so far.
The Baltimore Sun