March 22, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Census data indicates slow growth or decline in suburban population, but some local officials disagree.</p>
The Washington Post
March 7, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Time-sensitive commuters would benefit from proposed toll express lanes for D.C. area freeways, which would be built on congested carpool lanes by private companies. Carpools would still use the lanes free of charge.</p>
The Washington Post
March 6, 2007, 5am PST
<p>With public bus service to the Fredericksburg train station, Richmond commuters can then ride regional rail to Washington, DC.</p>
Richmond Times-Dispatch
February 8, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The older suburbs around Richmond, Virginia -- and many other cities around the country -- can no longer count on being immune to poverty, crime and under performing schools that has long affected the urban core.</p>
Style Weekly
January 8, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>"Aqua Lodge" houseboats docked at a marina are houses according to Virginia state agencies. But they are boats according to the Tennessee manufacturer.</p>
Richmond Times Dispatch
January 4, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Anti-growth sentiment has led to new building moratoriums in the suburbs around Washington D.C., but they only serve to drive up home prices and keep out middle income families.</p>
The Free Lance-Star
December 28, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>Richmond, Virginia is one of many cities using innovative strategies to deal with the consequences of a shrinking population.</p>
USA Today
November 15, 2006, 10am PST
<p>The appeal of Clarendon, Virginia, a homey neighborhood outside Washington, D.C., is threatening to wipe out its quirky character with a wave of upscale chain retailers, high-end restaurants, and luxury condominiums.</p>
The Washington Post
November 2, 2006, 11am PST
<p>Archaeologist Bill Kelso has given America new insight into 17th century Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the United States, which for many decades had been thought to be washed away by the James River.</p>
Style Weekly
October 31, 2006, 10am PST
<p>Chesterfield County, Virginia, debates how it will provide needed services to a new 4,886-unit subdivision. Earlier rezoning without cash proffers presents problems for funding adequate school facilities and infrastructure to serve future residents.</p>
Richmond Times Dispatch
October 30, 2006, 6am PST
<p>The Virginia Department of Transportation is looking to change its rules on creating new bicycle and pedestrian lanes to increase the state's walk- and bike-ability.</p>
The Roanoke Times
October 30, 2006, 5am PST
<p>Halting the environmentally destructive mountain-top removal of coal mining in Appalachia has long been a goal for environmentalists. Now members of the Mennonite and other Christian denominations have joined the movement.</p>
The New York Times
October 28, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>Is Mount Vernon the next action-adventure theme park?</p>
The Washington Post
October 23, 2006, 1pm PDT
<p>In an effort to simultaneously privatize its housing and make bases more livable, the military is employing the principles of new urbanism.</p>
The Washington Post
October 20, 2006, 5am PDT
<p>An international design competition based in Virginia has yielded the first 'cradle-to-cradle' housing, made of sustainable materials able to be used and reused with no loss of quality and limited environmental impact.</p>
October 9, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>HUD claims that Manassas, Virginia, illegally targeted Hispanic households and the city has failed to settle complaints over an ordinance regarding overcrowding. The ordinance has since been repealed.</p>
The Washington Post
October 7, 2006, 1pm PDT
Each of Virginia's governors is required to establish an Economic Development Strategic Plan during the first year in office.
State of Virginia, Secretary of Commerce
September 29, 2006, 7am PDT
Looking to its past as a quaint post-World War II suburb, the now-urban village of Ballston in Arlington, Virginia, is considering an unconventional approach to improving economic and social activity: miniature golf.
Arlington Connection
September 15, 2006, 11am PDT
A small rural community in Virginia is generating public momentum towards implementing a plan to make the town more walkable, going back to its heritage as a self-contained village.
The News Leader
September 12, 2006, 7am PDT
Fierce battles may arise between regional energy interests providing power to Northern Virginia’s sprawling suburbs and local land conservationists.
The Washington Post