For the second year in a row, the Transportation Planning Board will select a number of local capital improvement projects throughout the Washington region to receive funding under the federal .. Keep Reading
Water, specifically metropolitan Washington’s drinking water system, was the focus of the Council of Governments’ first in-depth discussion on regional infrastructure in 2014. As Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Vice .. Keep Reading
Warmer weather and longer days bring more Washington area residents out on foot and bicycles, whether for their daily commute, to run errands, or for exercise or recreation.
When that .. Keep Reading
This op-ed by Patrick Wojahn appears in the April 4, 2014 issue of theWashington Business Journal.
Few would disagree with the premise that human progress of all sorts can .. Keep Reading
Both Maryland and Virginia have announced updated plans to keep their respective commuter rail systems in a state of good repair and to expand capacity on existing routes to serve .. Keep Reading
If the metropolitan Washington region were to get 5 percent of its electricity from solar, it would reduce carbon emissions the equivalent of taking 789,000 cars off the road, and .. Keep Reading
On March 13 and March 19, the Transportation Planning Board welcomed more than a dozen staff of local elected officials from across the region to the latest session of the .. Keep Reading
“The Purple Line is going to be built,” pronounced Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett to a room of over 250 locally elected, civic, and community leaders gathered at a workshop .. Keep Reading
Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia have submitted 11 major projects to be included in this year’s update to the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan, known as the CLRP… Keep Reading
In one of the country’s most competitive and high cost housing markets, it is essential that local government play a role in ending homelessness on the local and regional level. .. Keep Reading
Twenty-five underutilized Metrorail or commuter rail stations in the Washington region will be the focus of the second phase of a Transportation Planning Board study looking for ways to take .. Keep Reading
Growth. It’s one of the region’s most important issues, so it’s not surprising that it was once again front-and-center at the March 2014 COG Board of Directors meeting. Area leaders .. Keep Reading
Paul Quander is the appointed Deputy Mayor of Public Safety and Justice of the District of Columbia. The Deputy Mayor has had a long career in litigation, civil service and .. Keep Reading
The Washington region’s waterways have steadily improved over the decades. The Potomac River has undergone a major turnaround, and the Anacostia River is showing signs of progress. Advancing these long-term .. Keep Reading