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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

$228K on Flights for VA Gov. Wednesday Waste?

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. Marshalling a NASCAR race and flying to an Apple Festival provide “essential services” to the citizens of Virginia, at least according to Gov. Robert McDonnell’s recent use of state planes. As reported by The Washington Post, Gov. McDonnell traveled 140 days during his first 17 months … Continue reading

Federal Government Not Alone, 5 States Warned of Downgrade

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. Though Minnesotans are finally with a budget, the days of their pristine credit rating by Moody’s are long gone, as the state has been AA-1 since 2003. Only 15 states can claim AAA, the highest rating, but the debt ceiling poses a threat to their … Continue reading