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 welcome report on a Metro failure

A welcome report on a Metro failure

After complaints of secrecy, Metro shares a report.

Height-itis in DuPont

Height-itis in DuPont

A proposed church condo is pushing the limits.

D.C.’s two futures

D.C.’s two futures

City officials can ignore anticipated growth — or they can plan for it.

When dreaming of the Olympics, beware of planning down

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