Virginia

5 days ago
Local municipalities are offering housing incentives to draw employees and help them live closer to their jobs.
Governing
June 26, 2019, 11am PDT
When the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection adopted new rules for power plants on June 17, the Garden State becomes the tenth to participate in a cap-and-trade program known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Utility Dive
June 25, 2019, 1pm PDT
Drivers are a powerful enough lobby to overcome all evidence of the need to redesign streets for safety. Examples from Maryland and Virginia provide the latest case studies in Vision Zero futility.
Greater Greater Washington
June 25, 2019, 6am PDT
As Richmond, Virginia grows, the city’s network of fixed-route transit and shared ride service is evolving to meet travelers’ needs.
Mobility Lab
June 13, 2019, 8am PDT
The online retail giant also donated funding for educational programs at a nearby university and a nearby community college.
The Washington Post
May 18, 2019, 1pm PDT
Just about no one in the D.C. regions wants to pay to alleviate traffic.
The Washington Post
May 7, 2019, 11am PDT
Ridership on the WMATA bus system, down an estimated 13 percent between 2012 and 2017, will need drastic innovations to reverse, according to a new report by the Bus Transformation project.
The Washington Post
May 6, 2019, 5am PDT
Northern Virginia's housing market won't follow the path of the Seattle housing market, according to Amazon officials, because they have a new growth plan.
The Washington Post
May 2, 2019, 6am PDT
The debate leading up to the recent approval of the Arlington County, Virginia Public Spaces Master Plan reveals the competing pressures on park planning in 2019.
ARLnow
April 25, 2019, 10am PDT
The Virginia Air Pollution Control Board approved a cap-and-trade policy for utilities to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, but Republicans added language in the state budget bill to prevent it.
The Washington Post
April 25, 2019, 7am PDT
D.C. Metro has a plan to reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption by building to LEED green building standards and buying electric buses.
Smart Cities Dive
April 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
Motorists who purchase gas along the I-81 corridor will pay an additional 2.1 percent gas tax, about seven cents a gallon. Trucks, which disproportionately use the corridor, will see increases to registration fees and road and diesel taxes.
The Winchester Star
April 2, 2019, 6am PDT
Residents charge the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) with making service worse for low income residents.
WVTF
March 26, 2019, 7am PDT
Metrorail has seen ridership improve in Northern Virginia, but not enough to balance out the losses to bus ridership.
Inside NOVA
March 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
Protected bike lanes, a relatively new addition to streets in the United States, are already evolving.
Greater Greater Washington
March 6, 2019, 7am PST
The city of Alexandria, Virginia is asking the public to weigh in on a fundamental question of bus transit planning: ridership or coverage?
Greater Greater Washington
March 5, 2019, 1pm PST
The county is considering service reductions on two routes with low ridership, but the cuts would significantly affect some neighborhoods.
ARLnow
February 26, 2019, 10am PST
Accessory dwelling unit regulations vary but results are consistently underwhelming in the D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
February 26, 2019, 6am PST
The arrival of Amazon's HQ2 facility in Northern Virginia is expected to multiply development investment in the area, requiring more planners to review project proposals.
Washington Business Journal
Feature
February 25, 2019, 8am PST
The plans, they are a-changin.
James Brasuell