It’s been suggested that the mixed-use community of Dockside Green in Victoria, British Columbia may be “the world’s greenest neighborhood.” Sustainability is truly built into the neighborhood; many of the buildings are certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum. Features include biomass heat generation, onsite stormwater and sewage treatment, water-efficient appliances, and using environmentally-friendly and low/non-toxic materials like paint, carpets, and salvaged wood products.…Read More
Monthly Archives: May 2013
Some call it White Flint, while others call it North Bethesda. One hundred years ago, they called it Windham.
The White Flint Partnership, a coalition of area landowners seeking to transform Rockville Pike from a suburban strip into an urban downtown, are working on a branding scheme for the area.…Read More
In case you missed it, President Obama announced on Monday that he is nominating Charlotte mayor Anthony R. Foxx as the next transportation secretary. While he doesn’t have a background in transportation, Foxx has encouraged transit in Charlotte through measures such as the Charlotte Streetcar Project and expanding the LYNX Blue Line light rail.…Read More