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Whether you drive, bike, walk, or ride a train or bus, you know how important it is to be able to get around quickly. And new initiatives like HOV lanes on the Beltway, bike paths on L street, and streetcars in Anacostia aim to ameliorate some of the transportation-related stress that comes with a growing city. 



The 20 most beautiful blocks in DC

To truly know the city is to travel it in its entirely, perhaps even block by block. While this list is by no means exhaustive (and is certainly subjective), we think you can hardly go wrong with a fall stroll down any one of these attractive blocks.
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An insider's view of walkability in the District

Visitors to Washington, DC often describe the city as very walkable, and are delighted to find they can do most of their sightseeing on foot. But residents often have an entirely different idea of what makes each neighborhood more or less friendly to pedestrians. As advocates prepare to visit the city at the end of October for the National Walking Summit, we hit the sidewalks alongside of a few locals who use foot travel as a way to explore and transform their own neighborhoods -- and lives -- for the better. 
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Are DC's new Circulator buses the ride of the future?

The newest Circulator buses are greener and more comfortable--and you can even charge your phone while on board.
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8 development projects that will transform DC this year

Elevation DC highlights the city's most revolutionary projects, from tiny houses to big boxes. This time next year, the District's gonna look a lot different.
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10 big ideas for D.C. now and in 2015

What does the future hold for the District? Elevation D.C. looks forward for our last issue of the year.
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I biked the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail. What's good--and not so good--about this work in progress.

The Anacostia Riverwalk Trail is an interconnected system of trails stretching 15 miles, with an additional 13 miles in the works that will someday form the nucleus of a revitalized Anacostia waterfront and park. While the beginnings of this transformation are increasingly accessible today, much work remains.
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