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NCPC Needs Bolder Vision for DC’s Pennsylvania Avenue

Comments submitted on April 26, 2022 to the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) on The Pennsylvania Avenue Initiative’s Vision and Concepts. NCPC is correct that Pennsylvania Avenue has too much asphalt and space dedicated to cars, but the New Vision is not bold enough to return “America’s Main Street” street to a thriving destination. The … Continue reading

DC’s K Street Transitway Will Be Fantastic with a Few Tweaks

Comments submitted to JMT and DDOT on the 65% designs for the proposed K Street Transitway Washington, DC. The project would repurpose the right-of-way to provide center running bus lanes, protected bike lanes, and four general vehicle travel lanes instead of the current six travel lanes and two lanes of parking. Co-authored with Maxime Devilliers. … Continue reading

Boston Tiptoes to Europe and Permits Drinking in a Public Park

  Last Saturday, I was en route with a friend to the Hubweek Hub at Government Center when heading along the Rose Kennedy Greenway transported me to Europe. Not literally, of course, but on the walk from South Station to City Hall, we came upon a beer garden sponsored by Boston-based Trillium brewery. I was … Continue reading

The Effect of Transit-Oriented Development in Arlington, Virginia on Transport Choices

A term paper for ENVS411 Spatial Planning Challenges. It discusses Arlington County’s strategy for concentrating dense development along the Rosslyn to Ballston Metro corridor, and the effect on transport choices by residents. This report received a 72, distinction. Written in December 2016. Continue reading