Posts Tagged ‘the best laid plans’

City Swears It’ll Actually Implement An Economic Development Plan This Time

Yesterday at around 1:00 p.m., the city's economic development pooh-bahs gathered in the map room of the Carnegie Library, trying to ignore the wave of tweets and text messages announcing that now-former Council Chairman Kwame Brown had been charged with fraud. Over wraps and noodle salad, they listened politely to information they already knew: The [...]

D.C. Defends Paying People to Live Near Work

After I expressed skepticism (shared by Matt Yglesias) about the value of the Office of Planning's $200,000 pilot program to match employer grants of up to $6,000 for people who move close to where they work or close to transit, the Office of Planning sent over some reasons why it's a good idea. Here's what [...]