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

When dreaming of the Olympics, beware of planning down

What should D.C. do with its Olympics plans?

A high demand for bilingual education in D.C.

Learning in multiple languages gives students a boost

“Pop-up” restrictions get last-minute revisions

Rules on adding to rowhouses got a bit more restrictive.

Maryland Gov. Hogan is entranced by Maglev

Maryland Gov. Hogan is entranced by Maglev

But he won’t commit to the Purple Line or Baltimore’s Red Line.