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All Opinions Are Local: April, 2013

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Georgetown: Wider sidewalks with ease

Georgetown’s French Market gave pedestrians more room to roam.

By Topher Mathews  |  03:32 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 04/16/2013

How should government regulate ride-sharing?

‘Collaborative consumption’ raises thorny issues for public officials.

By David Alpert  |  06:03 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Opening access to the D.C. Code

A private company shouldn’t have a copyright on publicly-available versions of D.C.’s laws.

By David Alpert  |  12:34 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/09/2013

How long is the security line at Dulles?

Clear patterns in six months of data.

By David Alpert  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/29/2013

‘White liberals’ vs. D.C. social services?

Are services for the poor and quality-of-life issues really in conflict?

By David Alpert  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Gray’s plan for speed camera fines

Mayor’s budget calls for maintaining reduced penalties.

By David Alpert  |  03:00 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/28/2013

What’s D.C.’s most beautiful room?

So far, the Library of Congress’s main reading room heads the pack.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Streetcars, parks and libraries get boost in Gray budget

A first look at the new spending plan.

By David Alpert  |  12:19 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/27/2013

McDonnell walks a fine ideological line

On a big day in Richmond, Gov. Robert F. McDonnell wears both his conservative and moderate caps.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Making Va.’s bad roads bill downright toxic

The governor’s changes to the bill aren’t really helping.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:35 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Hey, you, don’t pick the cherry blossoms!

And not just because it’s against the law.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  08:46 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Why more repeat speeders in Md. than D.C.?

Why are there more repeat violators in Md. than D.C.?

By David Alpert  |  01:07 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Bowser takes a page from Gray’s playbook

Her announcement carries echoes of the mayor’s campaign agains Fenty.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  05:14 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/25/2013

What’s your first Georgetown memory?

Reaching way back for a slice of Geppetto’s Pizza from the 1980s ...

By Topher Mathews  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 03/22/2013

This D.C. fire boat could be yours!

Because haven’t you always wanted a fire boat?

By Martin Austermuhle  |  10:59 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/21/2013

The most densely populated place in D.C.

Booming Logan Circle has surpassed northern Columbia Heights.

By Dan Malouff  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Fighting to kill the hybrid tax

Va. lawmakers hope to convince governor to remove $100 fee from roads bill.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:18 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 03/18/2013

What’s the endgame at U-Va.?

The conflict between Helen Dragas and Teresa Sullivan continues to have an impact.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:21 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 03/15/2013

What’s in store for the West Heating Plant

How much demolition will Georgetown condo plan require?

By Topher Mathews  |  02:44 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 03/14/2013

When the cars had the war won

We don’t really have to imagine was a truly car-centric D.C. would be like.

By David Alpert  |  12:48 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 03/12/2013

The D.C. special-election money race

Mara has a big month,

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:27 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 03/12/2013

How to brand bus rapid transit

Metro unveils some possible names and color schemes.

By Dan Malouff  |  02:54 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/11/2013

AAA’s predictable complaint about parking tickets

Spot the cognitive dissonance ...

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Why can’t you e-mail the D.C. Zoning Commission?

Panel’s rule makes it harder for residents to comment.

By David Alpert  |  12:48 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013

The state of Georgetown

The results of the Georgetown Metropolitan’s annual census.

By Topher Mathews  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Cuccinelli’s much-needed win at Accotink Creek

A much-needed victory in court for the crusading Virginia attorney general.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:45 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 03/06/2013

The do’s and don’ts of snow in D.C.

It’s been awhile. Remember your snowstorm etiquette.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:24 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/05/2013

O’Malley’s transportation plan improves on Va.’s

Why his proposal is better than what Virginia did.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Happy D.C. Repeal Day!

It was on this day in 1934 that alcohol again became legal in the District.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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