Washington, D.C.’s First Elevated Public Park

With construction set to break ground in 2021 (and be completed in 2023), Washington, DC’s 11th Street Bridge Park will connect Anacostia to Capitol Hill by way of a 1.45-mile-long elevated public park. Envisioned by OMA and OLIN, the park will feature an environmental education center, public plaza, amphitheater, hammock grove and more. Further, the green space aims to be a resource for the residents …

Test Drive: 2020 Cadillac XT6

A three-row luxe alternative to the brand's more truck-like Escalade

Pulling away from Washington DC’s National Mall toward the green woods of Northern Virginia, there’s a calming near-silence in the cabin of the 2020 Cadillac XT6. The ride is smooth too, the result of a lot of chassis engineering ensures road vibration doesn’t translate to the cabin. New Cadillac-specific Bose speakers offer noise-cancelling technology. Details like these matter most to buyers of Cadillac‘s new three-row crossover, …

Ford’s Driverless Car Fleet to Launch in Washington DC

Starting next year, Ford will test a fleet of self-driving cars throughout Washington DC. This comes before launching a full, commercial autonomous-driving program in the city (and others) come 2021. Many developers of similar programs are vying for cities of their own—Uber in Pittsburgh and Google’s Waymo in Phoenix. Regulation over self-driving vehicles is quite loose right now, and it will be interesting to chart …