A few highlights from our TheCityFix DC site-if you’re not reading it regularly, you’re missing out:
LEED Neighborhood Development Wants You to Build More More More: Why doesn’t LEED-ND certify already existing neighborhoods? It’s one more example of green consumerism, or, as I like to call it, eco-narcissism.
Uncovering The Militarized City: D.C.
The BeyondDC newsfeed yesterday just blew my mind. Of yesterday’s five headlines, each and every one is about some part of Montgomery County embracing a more sustainable, more urban land use pattern. Let’s go through them one by one:
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By reducing parking space requirements, cities can reduce car culture - and encourage the development of healthier grocery stores - in underserved areas. Photo by Wenzday01
Today, the New York Times alerted me to a problem that I had no idea sustainable transportation could solve.
It’s well known that low-income urban neighborhoods are “food deserts,” where supermarkets [...]
A graphic rendering of the proposed “Central Plaza” of CityCenter DC. Illustration via CityCenter DC.
There’s been a lot of big transportation news in the last two days. Between the Purple Line vote and Sec. Ray LaHood and Rep. Jim Oberstar’s competing proposals for the transportation bill (a topic that you should definitely follow over at [...]