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>
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>
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>
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>
October 28, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>Is Mount Vernon the next action-adventure theme park?</p>
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>
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 The ordinance has since been repealed.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>
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.
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.
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.
September 8, 2006, 7am PDT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act when pollution from one state affects a neighboring state. In the absence Of federal involvement, states have started to sue each other.
September 1, 2006, 10am PDT
The suburbs outside Washington D.C. are the richest in the nation -- in part due to the growth in federal spending since 9/11.
August 29, 2006, 8am PDT
While students at Thomas Jefferson High in Arlington, Virginia outperform many of their U.S. counterparts, it's not because the school has superior infrastructure. Mold, bugs and falling ceilings are common.
August 8, 2006, 9am PDT
Newcomers to the U.S. are finding jobs and a safe place to call home outside of the nation's big cities.
August 3, 2006, 9am PDT
Following closely behind Northern Virginia and Washington DC, condo conversions in Baltimore are now halted.
July 26, 2006, 10am PDT
Large home builders are increasingly able and willing to bribe local governments to approve new greenfield developments.
July 22, 2006, 7am PDT
The availability of green building technologies has been steadily increasing to the point of affordability. Some high-profile projects are setting the stage for broader acceptance and use.
July 17, 2006, 6am PDT
The Arlington Carshare Program 2006 Report provides a summary of the program and provides a second-year evaluation of the Carshare Program based on member surveys conducted by Arlington in March 2005 and 2006.