David Alpert
David Alpert
Local Blog Network

David Alpert part of The Post’s Local Blog Network. He is the founder and editor of Greater Greater Washington, a Web site focusing on urban planning, transit, smart growth, pedestrian safety, bicycling, zoning, historic preservation and other issues that affect the D.C. metropolitan area. He is also the D.C. vice chairman for the WMATA Riders’ Advisory Council and a member of the D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council. A native of Massachusetts, he lived in California and New York before settling in the Dupont Circle neighborhood with his wife, Stefanie.

Latest by David Alpert

Moving Metro forward

Moving Metro forward

The transit agency can make a fresh start with its impending hire of a general manager.

An end to D.C.’s popups?

The Office of Planning is considering changes to rowhouse zoning that could limit their height and the number of subunits.

What’s next for Arlington?

What the politics behind the streetcar cancellation mean for Columbia Pike.

FBI should steer clear of Landover

FBI should steer clear of Landover

Of the 3 options, it’s the least economically sound location.