The Case for Activity Centers in the D.C. Region

[By Paul Goddin for Mobility Lab and Region Forward, published on January 10, 2014.] Atlanta has Livable Centers. San Francisco has Priority Development Areas. And here in D.C., we have Activity Centers. Different terms, similar concepts: places or hubs in large metropolitan areas where future growth is designated, encouraged, and concentrated. Activity Centers have big implications regarding …

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Transportation Options Create a Potential Windfall for Washington D.C. Property

[By Paul Goddin for Mobility Lab, published on December 30, 2013] Washington D.C.’s Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center was arguably in need of a facelift, if nothing else. The 27-year-old office building, located at the corner of 14th and U Streets NW, has been showing its age amidst the increasingly high-end residential and retail construction projects peppering 14th …

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