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All Opinions Are Local: August, 2011

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Closer in and less expensive

A report shows that housing near the D.C. core can be cheaper when transportation costs are factored in.

By David Alpert  |  05:33 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 08/03/2011

A great idea for the Anacostia homeless shelter

Idea to combine shelter with retail should be pursued.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:11 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 08/02/2011

A race in Ward 8?

Could a bid to unseat Marion Barry be the D.C. contest to watch next year?

By Aaron Morrissey  |  05:45 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011

Running the Park Service’s gantlet

The organizers of Dupont Circle events talk about their experiences.

By David Alpert  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Franchot’s smart move

What a centrist stance by the Maryland comptroller could mean for 2014.

By Todd Eberly  |  07:10 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Is GPS steering us wrong?

Technology is changing how we drive. Is it for the better?

By Rob Pitingolo  |  05:55 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Bethesda retires faux trolleys

Kitsch is out, modern transportation is in.

By Dan Malouff  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Norton wants Park Service to be more responsive

The D.C. delegate speaks out on its one-size-fits-all management style.

By David Alpert  |  02:50 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 07/25/2011

The House finally gets a convenient women’s bathroom

The House finally gets a convenient women’s bathroom.

By Aaron Morrissey  |  03:59 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 07/25/2011

How Democratic is Maryland?

It’s pretty Democratic, but maybe not as much as you think.

By Todd Eberly  |  11:18 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 07/22/2011

IRS cracking down on easement tax dodge

The IRS has a point, but that doesn’t mean conservation easements have no value.

By Topher Mathews  |  10:14 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Plan B for the H Street streetcar

Amtrak nixes Union Station streetcar plans.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:10 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Is ethics reform on the way in D.C.?

A raft of proposals and ideas have emerged in recent months.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:55 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 07/20/2011

It’s time for McDonnell to call Cantor

If he’s angry about Va.’s endangered credit rating, there’s another Virginian who can do something about it.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:54 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Could Norton get through to the Park Service?

Could Eleanor Holmes Norton get it to handle urban properties like the Mall more appropriately?

By Dan Malouff  |  11:59 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 07/19/2011

A no-bike-sharing zone

The Park Service’s strange thinking on Capital Bikeshare.

By David Alpert  |  12:07 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011

‘One City,’ nodding off to sleep

Vincent Gray said he wouldn’t be prickly in public the way Fenty was. Promise kept.

By Aaron Morrissey  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 07/18/2011

All gerrymandering is wrong

In Maryland, the Democrats are guilty. Elsewhere it’s the GOP. And it’s harmful wherever it occurs.

By Todd Eberly  |  02:35 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Responding to Kwame Brown

His explanations for shuffling D.C. Council committee chairs don’t hold water

By David Alpert  |  10:22 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Sound and fury on rail to Dulles

What does all the high-profile posturing on the issue signify?

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:50 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 07/13/2011

A tactical shift from O’Malley on gay marriage?

Expect to see the Md. governor get more aggressive in response to a potential rival to his north.

By Todd Eberly  |  11:51 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Georgetown’s phantom density

How many residents actually reside here full time?

By Topher Mathews  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Brown shuffles the council chairs

The horrible optics of replacing Tommy Wells at the head of the Transportation Committee.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:55 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 07/07/2011

There’s money in medical marijuana

Interest in the program is likely to make cash-conscious city officials happy.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  06:59 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 07/07/2011

O’Malley’s redistricting salvo

An all Democratic-congressional delegation is probably a bridge too far, but Andy Harris is sure to be squeezed.

By Todd Eberly  |  12:35 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Brown adjusts his priorities

Effort to repeal tax increase on bondholders moves up his to-do list.

By David Alpert  |  10:42 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Metro performance: Lower standards help a little

A wise man once told me that if you lower your expectations enough, you’ll rarely be disappointed.

By Aaron Morrissey  |  01:27 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/06/2011

SmartTrip getting smarter

WMATA pilot lets riders add money or passes to their cards online.

By David Alpert  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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