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

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.

Slash and burn or reform Metro?

A transition at WMATA offers an opportunity to decide what it needs to truly serve the region.

Mayor Bowser to push ahead with streetcars

The mayor promises streetcars from Georgetown to Ward 7.