The Purple Line will bring a lot of economic development to neighborhoods like Langley Park. But according to a new study, Prince George's officials will need to take action to ensure it doesn't also make affordable housing in the area dry up. (Katherine Shaver / Post)
A committee on the Montgomery County Council gave its first takes on the Bethesda Downtown Plan as they begin to review before sending to the full council for a vote. The plan is a guide for development in core areas over the next 20 years. (Bethany Rodgers / Bethesda Beat)
Rising costs associated with gentrification displaces renters twice as often as homeowners, according to a New York study. Higher property taxes were unlikely to force someone from their home, but higher rents could. (Richard Florida / CityLab)
A Dupont Circle resident and real estate developer is trying to create a Business Improvement District to manage public space and events in the neighborhood. If he can get support from 50% of business owners, the DC Council will also need to approve. (Jon Banister / Bisnow)
Following community's concerns, the developers behind the DC United stadium and DC officials spelled out how they plan to manage gameday crowds with transit, traffic control officers, signage, parking plans, and extra bike racks. (Nena Perry-Brown / Urban Turf)
The science of counting people on the National Mall can be swayed by bias, either political or because of a different angle of view, but there is a standard methodology for estimating crowd size using photographs to measure area and density. (Megan Barber / Curbed)
Passengers on a Yellow Line train to Huntington reported that their Metro car's doors opened while the train was stopped on a stretch of elevated track between Crystal City and National Airport. (Faiz Siddiqui / Post)
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