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All Opinions Are Local: June, 2011

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 06/30/2011

D.C. has earned its right to autonomy

My heated Twitter debate on whether D.C. deserves voting rights and self-determination.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  07:19 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 06/28/2011

The D.C. Taxicab Commission’s other problem

Dealing with reporters isn’t its only problem.

By David Alpert  |  05:45 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 06/27/2011

McDonnell’s national ambitions

His recent op-ed makes me think he’s already aiming for a higher office.

By Peter Galuszka  |  07:10 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Urban planning for and by the people

Sometimes elected officials, not urban planning experts, are best suited to make decisions on transportation and development.

By David Alpert  |  02:25 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 06/17/2011

A junket powered by uranium

Va. lawmakers travel to France on mining company’s dime.

By Peter Galuszka  |  03:59 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Road advocates for roads

The 2030 Group’s unsurprising transportation survey.

By David Alpert  |  02:46 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Another way Metro could run through Georgetown

Another possible answer to the question of how Metro could pull it off.

By Topher Mathews  |  11:35 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 06/15/2011

The secrets of CaBi’s success

The program is good at introducing people to city cycling who might not have otherwise become regular riders.

By David Alpert  |  02:47 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Obama is for statehood and self-determination

Obama’s double standard for Puerto Rico and the District.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  08:28 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Cold water for the D.C. Council ethics bill

Proposal to strengthen weak ethics rules runs into trouble at hearing.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:05 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 06/13/2011

The other reason Virginia didn’t seek rail money

The other reason Virginia didn’t seek federal money.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:17 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 PM ET, 06/12/2011

The motorist’s worst enemy

I was on my bike. I was obeying the law. And I still got honked at.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  10:55 PM ET, 06/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Another assault from the sprawl lobby

The Outer Beltway was a bad idea 22 years ago. It’s still a bad idea.

By David Alpert  |  02:21 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Alternates for the Eisenhower Memorial

Competition offers alternatives to Frank Gehry’s modernist proposal.

By Dan Malouff  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/08/2011

The discount-bus dilemma

Better regulation is badly needed. But it will also raise costs.

By Peter Galuszka  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 06/07/2011

A hearing for the history books

Sulaimon Brown’s theatrics may go down in local political lore.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  10:50 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Moving to Washington

A job change means saying farewell to Arlington.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  01:42 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 06/06/2011

The Metropolitan Branch Trail: a police blind spot?

The D.C. police still have a ways to go to get used to dealing with the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

By David Alpert  |  01:33 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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