"This memorial is less for Abraham Lincoln than for those of us today and for those who follow after."
Where's the dang swarm, already?
The country prepares for Memorial Day.
There are several reasons to be excited about streetcars — and several others to be skeptical.
Results from the latest Capital Bikeshare member survey in Washington, D.C.
In a race to meet EPA guidelines, U.S. cities have installed dozens of these devices over the past decade.
The sex-crazed insects have been busy in the past few weeks, with early sightings in the lands surrounding New York and Washington, D.C.
And how the city plans to bring it back to life.
WMATA's new design proposals foretell a busier, uglier future.
People have seen bugs belonging to Brood II, aka the mega-prolific 17-year cicada, from Georgia up to New York.
A new study finds that they do — to a very considerable extent.
Uber Taxi vs. TaxiMe vs. myTaxi, a head-to-head match-up.
Done right, they might enable "meaningful social interaction" between a neighborhood's new arrivals and its existing residents.
New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. have stepped up police presence on transit, at tourist attractions, and near hotels.
A new Smithsonian exhibit takes on the history of "getting from here to there."
An intriguing theory about the geography of the "middle ground" on guns.
Three programs to watch as federal budget negotiations kick off.
With a long exposure and a flashlight, Jacques Domenge brings out the surreal beauty of the cherry trees after the crowds have gone.
The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.