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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 03/20/2013

The $1 million bus stop

Apparently, the Virginia Department of Transportation has solved every other roads issue in the state.

By Norman Leahy  |  10:42 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/27/2013

A building can look smaller without losing a floor

Rather than pushing for fewer floors, neighbors should push for better design.

By David Alpert  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 02/26/2013

The hard-right fever breaks in Virginia — sort of

Messy as it is, roads bill represents a victory of common sense over the Tea Party.

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:55 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 02/25/2013

A Georgetown gondola?

The advantages of a crazy transit idea.

By Topher Mathews  |  02:43 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Gray aims high with sustainability plan

Our future is more walking, biking and transit, says the mayor. Period.

By David Alpert  |  01:48 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 02/22/2013

A victory for Virginia Gov. ... Kaine?

GOP finally allows the transportation tax increase they blocked during the Democrat’s term.

By Norman Leahy  |  03:34 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/21/2013

WMATA lays out 16th Street bus route options

Riders hoping to catch a bus south of Columbia Heights frequently watch one full bus after another pass by.

By Dan Malouff  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Richmond’s bad transportation deal

The plan goes against traditional transportation tax philosophy that links using roads to paying for them.

By Peter Galuszka  |  04:20 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 02/20/2013

A transportation deal in Virginia?

The big question: Will the rest of the General Assembly agree to the compromise?

By Norman Leahy  |  01:11 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 02/19/2013

More booze, more brawls

The downside of the upswing in D.C.’s nightlife.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:08 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Virginia’s uranium fight isn’t over

Radio ad shows that opponents think residents still haven’t been sufficiently scared.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:49 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 02/13/2013

How will immigration reform play in Va.?

The commonwealth has a split personality on the issue.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:50 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 02/12/2013

When a moratorium makes sense

They can be a force for good in a neighborhood, but too often they’re misused.

By Dan Malouff  |  04:45 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Gutting the McDonnell transportation bill

How high is the price for getting a deal done?

By Norman Leahy  |  01:54 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Things I’d rather ban than bars

Better a bar than a another bank branch or cell-phone store.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:42 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 02/11/2013

A rough year for Georgetown restaurants

Total closures were up from February 2012 and February 2013.

By Topher Mathews  |  01:06 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 02/08/2013

The man to put on Virginia’s money

The choice is obvious: Bob Marshall himself

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:21 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 02/07/2013

The key to a Va. transportation deal? The phony money

The key to a transportation deal in Virginia.

By Norman Leahy  |  02:24 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 02/07/2013

’You have to fail sometimes’

D.C. planning director Harriet Tregoning on what it takes to get cities to innovate.

By David Alpert  |  01:16 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Big Brother in the Prince George’s schools?

Copyright policy proposal is just part of a new world in which control of our creative work in often in doubt.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:12 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 02/05/2013

A wedding reform for D.C.’s secularists

Bill would ease rules about who can conduct a ceremony.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:36 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Va.’s Senate Democrats threaten to derail budget

We all know their real beef is redistricting.

By Norman Leahy  |  02:21 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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