By 2045 the D.C. region will see an additional 990,000 new jobs. But unless there’s a push to build new housing, the employees coming to fill those jobs will struggle to find a place to live.
The percentage of commuters in D.C. biking to work is now among the highest in the nation. Still, biking to work has been slow to pick up in the suburbs. Here’s a look at where people in the D.C. region are biking to work and the logistics of biking in the ‘burbs.
Former transportation secretary LaHood asked the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to decide how to address cost structure, governance and who will fund billion-dollar funding for Metro fixes.
Almost 30 years ago, immigrants made up just 12 percent of the local population. That percentage has nearly doubled in recent years, to 23 percent, a new report says.
The region’s economic growth depends on STEM jobs and being able to fill them, according to a COG report released Wednesday. Find out what the top jobs are in key economic clusters.
Although Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld said rising fares tend to be accepted as part of life in the transportation industry, a local government official disagreed.
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson asked, “We’ve had illegal firearms for decades so what’s different about last year?”
WASHINGTON — There are new calls this week for Metro to work more quickly on improving cellphone coverage inside tunnels across the system. A study earlier this year from the Council of Governments found that…
WASHINGTON — Ever wonder where buses park after you’re dropped off in Washington, D.C., and before you are picked up? The Council of Governments has been studying this issue and it’s a difficult answer. Some…
WASHINGTON — A new report from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments this week finds that transportation is underfunded, needing at least $24.5 billion to catch up with basic needs for roads, bridges and rails.…
Fixing 176 area bridges that are in structural disrepair
could take longer than expected, according to a new report.
A dispute over gun control that threatened to weaken the Washington area Council of Governments has been defused.
More than a quarter of America\’s 600,000 mega-
commuters, or those who take 90 minutes or longer
to get to work, are from the Washington area.
A draft report presented to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Wednesday recommends a series of changes in response to the June derecho that knocked out the 911 system in Northern Virginia.