Posts Tagged ‘Urban Planning’

Preferred Alternative for Controversial Downtown Bike Lane Still Unclear

Though comments at a public meeting this weekend were civil, no plan immediately emerged as the favorite.

D.C. Is America’s New Second City, Says Analyst

We're number two! D.C. is in the process of dethroning Chicago and Los Angeles for the spot behind New York as America's "second city," urban analyst Aaron M. Renn writes in City Journal:

Over the past decade, the D.C. area has made stunning economic and demographic progress. Meanwhile, America’s current and former Second Cities, [...]

Park Service Seeks To Destroy Reflecting Pool, Sylvan Theater

Eventually, somebody will speak up and say: Stop Messing With The National Mall. In recent years, we've had to endure the WWII memorial monstrosity (it's memorial as clip art!). Now comes the news that the National Park Service has issued a planning document which calls for the removal of the U.S. Capitol's reflecting pool [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The Quiet Before the Petworth Storm

Good morning, City Desk readers. Your news:

Yesterday on the MPD-4D listserv, Petworth residents tossed around the idea that the wave of violence had come to an end (or that everyone who cared had moved away), but it looks like they spoke too soon. Police are now looking for a black pick-up truck that shot at [...]