As Civil War re-enactors prepare for the 150th anniversary of the Second Battle of Manassas, smart growth advocates are fighting a proposal to build a four-lane highway that would run along the western edge of the battlefield property.
An overhaul is in the works for D.C.'s bustling Union Station. Amtrak unveiled a $7 billion plan to modernize the station's platforms and retail areas, but were not forthcoming with specifics on how they would fund the project.
When D.C.'s Capital Bikeshare program started last year, bike shop owners worried they would lose business, but those same owners now say Bikeshare has made cycling so popular that they are getting more customers, not fewer.
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