Thursday, May 03 12 p.m. (ET)

Shaping the City: The Link Between Crime and Urban Planning

Can good (or bad) design influence crime in a neighborhood? Urban planners have long known that street lighting, pedestrian walkways, cameras and other design features can deter certain crimes. Conversely, many high-crime areas share...

Thursday, May 03 1 p.m. (ET)

Local Trees

DC was historically known as the "City of Trees," and it's still true today, with nearly forty percent of the city covered by tree canopy. We'll find out the best places to see enjoy our green bounty, and talk to the department responsible for caring for all those trees.

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