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

A D.C. Council member wants to change the definition of assault on a police officer

The charge means more than most people think.

Muriel Bowser wants to raise parking taxes

Who wins and who loses.

Montgomery backtracks on a sprawl-inducing highway

A proposed outer highway is scrapped.

Closing the gates to poorer residents

D.C. council member’s bill would make rents prohibitive to lower-income people.