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

Can a ‘big building’ fit in Dupont?

Residents are forming in opposition to a neighborhood church’s building plans.

Do red lights encourage reckless choices?

Do red lights encourage reckless choices?

I almost hit a cyclist last week while driving. Why did it happen?

D.C.’s Office of Planning waters down zoning changes again

Parking minimums won’t be cut near bus lines. That’s a bad idea.

Did the D.C. council put the brakes on more streetcars?

A tax cut plan may have stalled expansion in the District.