Katherine Shaver

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Montgomery planners say larger gathering spots and more visible art are key to downtown Bethesda’s future.

  • Jun 30, 2015

Washington-area utilities say wipes have cost them millions in man-hours and new equipment.

  • Jun 23, 2015

Rankings focus on how easy it is to attach car seats and boosters to vehicle, not crash tests.

  • Jun 18, 2015

The county’s utility believes road salt ended up in the drinking water, leading to thousands of complaints.

  • Jun 17, 2015

Predictions of dangers from older drivers as boomers aged didn’t come true, but group still worries experts.

  • Jun 17, 2015

Tap water for Montgomery, Prince George’s counties was chosen as the tastiest, the utility said.

  • May 27, 2015

County executives met with Maryland Gov. Hogan on Thursday to push for the building of the light rail line.

  • May 21, 2015

Md. Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) says he’s betting on the governor building a cheaper version.

  • May 19, 2015

The proposed Purple Line is a light-rail public transit system that would extend from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George’s County.

  • May 14, 2015

Most are living in suburbs and more affordable city neighborhoods, often with roommates or family, new study finds.

  • May 13, 2015
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Katherine Shaver joined The Washington Post in 1997. She has covered crime, courts, education and local government but most prefers writing about how people get — or don’t get — around the Washington region. If she asks about your commute at a cocktail party, she is genuinely interested. Katherine also reports on the region's aging water and sewer infrastructure and the Washington suburbs’ continued transformation into less car-centric and more urban hubs.
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