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Metro unveils inaugural ‘energy action plan’ to reduce emissions and energy costs

101 ways to fight climate change

Curbed searched communities, consulted experts, and pulled from our voluminous coverage on sustainable cities to create a go-to guide for climate action.

Car crash in Anacostia kills pedestrian and injures five others

Authorities have charged one of the drivers involved in the crash with second-degree murder

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Ride-hailing company Via deactivates private rides for Earth Day

The move is meant to encourage fewer total rides, reducing emissions and congestion, according to Via

The city dweller’s guide to gardening

To help city or apartment dwellers with little to no outdoor space, we’ve compiled the best products for gardening in small spaces.

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Driver fatally strikes beloved bike advocate in Northeast, marking first 2019 D.C. cyclist death

Police say the driver was opearting a stolen van when he struck the cyclist, 54-year-old Dave Salovesh

Three-bedroom Columbia Heights rowhouse with original features and parking asks $799K

The home comes with a renovated kitchen and a detached two-car garage

On Earth Day, you can ride Capital Bikeshare for free

The bikeshare service is offering unlimited 30-minute rides all day Monday

Two D.C. public libraries win prestigious architecture awards

The local chapter of the American Institute of Architects recognizes the West End and Cleveland Park libraries

What $2,700 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Dupont Circle and Logan Circle

Top-floor two-bedroom Lanier Heights co-op with renovated kitchen, bathroom asks $429K

The living room includes a large bay window and the kitchen has a breakfast bar

Annual D.C. area Bike to Work Day planned for May 17

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Two-bedroom Kingman Park home with long back patio and solar panels lists for $569K

The property features exposed brick and a renovated bathroom, on a roughly 1,000-square-foot lot

Notre Dame fire: What was saved and what was lost

The cathedral has received more than $1 billion in pledges to rebuild.

The future is coming—at 11 miles per hour

Autonomous shuttle companies want to fill the first-mile, last-mile gaps in public transportation.

Audit: D.C. may be overpaying for transportation projects due to small number of contract bidders

"The market for local construction services at [D.C.’s transportation agency] is concentrated among three firms"

On 16th Street NW, a one-bedroom condo with hardwood floors and French doors seeks $389K

The building is located directly across the street from Meridian Hill Park and the unit has a remodeled kitchen

Notre Dame fire: How do you restore an architectural masterpiece?

Experts discuss what comes next in the rebirth and rebuilding of the cathedral.

Nationals Park: The ultimate guide to D.C.’s ballpark

What you need to know to feel like a true Nats fan

One-bedroom condo near Kalorama Park with updated kitchen and exposed brick asks $339K

The unit gets lots of natural light and has hardwood floors throughout

Notre Dame fire: The first interior photos of the Paris cathedral

The cathedral has been saved from total destruction.

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The 25 best things to do in Washington, D.C., with kids

From vintage carousels to world-renowned museums, D.C. offers something for every family. We’ve mapped our 25 top picks.

Washington Monument to reopen to visitors in August, National Park Service says

The discovery of "possibly contaminated soil" is pushing back the site’s reopening by several months

Capital Bikeshare temporarily takes its electric bikes out of service after reports of brake issues

The firm that operates the e-bikes is also pulling them from bike-share services in New York, San Francisco

The Curbed guide to the world’s best design cities

Dupont Circle Metro station entrance to get precipitation-shielding escalator canopy

The canopy is expected to be completed by early 2020, the transit authority says

A 1950s tract house turned eclectic, colorful sanctuary

A journalist from Mississippi and a photographer from Brooklyn spend four decades making a Santa Barbara tract house their home.

Own a Game of Thrones castle for $650K

You might recognize the stoney estate as the backdrop of the infamous Red Wedding.

Four-bedroom Brightwood Park home with front porch and rear parking seeks $699K

The home has 3.5 bathrooms, solar panels, and a finished basement

Way Day 2019 is here: Best sales to shop now

Dates, deals, and tips on how to score up to 80 percent off furniture and decor during Wayfair’s annual sale.

Four-bedroom Colonial on corner lot in 16th Street Heights with big backyard asks $899K

The home features a two-car driveway, a finished lower level, and two magnolia trees

100 years of Bauhaus: The short-lived school that changed design forever

Curbed spoke with 11 of today’s design leaders to assess its impact.

Uber’s electric Jump scooters come to D.C.

The scooters are free to unlock and cost $0.15 a minute to ride

See the latest designs for the Georgetown C&O Canal refresh

James Corner Field Operations project entails canal’s historic structures, improved access, and mule yard

Spice up your life: Paint and accent-color inspo for spring

Springtime color inspiration from some of our favorite Curbed home tours.

In NoMa, another train underpass lights up as public art

"Lightweave" debuts next week as part of broader public space efforts in the booming neighborhood

Game of Thrones decor to shop while you wait for Season 8

We’ve rounded up 12 of the most alluring—and in some cases, downright bizarre—home decor items on Etsy that are sure to make "Game of Thrones" super fans swoon.

Animal-focused exhibit at National Building Museum promises ‘cabinet of curiosities’

The exhibit features more than 125 architectural objects depicting animals and opens on April 20

Three-bedroom AU Park Colonial with large back deck and slate patio lists for $899K

The property features three parking spaces and is near Fort Bayard Park

Famed D.C. cherry blossoms face long-term risks from high tides

The National Park Service and nonprofits say the Tidal Basin could use up to $500 million in work

On U Street NW, top-floor one-bedroom condo with built-in shelves seeks $419K

The condo is close to a number of transit options and comes with a washer/dryer unit

Self-driving cars are coming. D.C. lawmakers want to regulate them

New legislation would create a comprehensive framework for autonomous vehicles operating on city streets