Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

11th University Transportation Center Conference: Rebuilding and Retrofitting the Transportation Infrastructure

Join the Transportation Research Board to learn about maintaining and extending the useful life of the nation’s legacy transportation infrastructure, such as bridges, ports, railways and roads; building and rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure to provide safe and efficient transportation options for all users; and deploying innovative technology and design approaches that will allow the nation to maximize use of its transportation assets. There is a fee Washington D.C. Learn more and register... Read more

APA 2017 Policy and Advocacy Conference

​Join APA in Washington, D.C., for the annual Policy and Advocacy Conference. This year’s program will feature sessions on: federal, state, and local concerns, advocacy training; a deep dive on issues likely to affect planners over the next decade at our annual Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas and new thoughts on policy topics every planner should understand. Fees: APA Member and Nonmember $195; APA Leadership $95 Deadline to register September 14. Learn more and register... Read more

Washington, D.C., Department of Housing and Community Development Wins ULI Housing Policy Award

​Washington, D.C.’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has been selected by ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing as the winner of the 2017 Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award, an annual recognition of the innovative ways the public sector is addressing the country’s affordable housing crisis. Read more... Read more

The DC Area Is Improving Its Walkability Faster Than Boston, Seattle, or New York

Christopher Leinberger is a professor of real-estate and urban analysis at George Washington University and also a developer. At heart, he’s a New Urbanist—a believer in “smart growth” as the cure for America’s sprawl. We talked to him about what makes Washington a good model for where cities are going. Read more... Read more