In the News

National Mall Coalition Opinions and Coverage in the Media 

Advocating Public Engagement in Shaping the Mall Legacy as Public Open Space:

November 10, 2015
The National Mall and the Politics of Public Space 
Panelist, New York University in Washington Program

Promoting a Comprehensive Vision for the Entire Mall Not Just Individual Areas:

December 16, 2014
Public gets first opportunity to comment on $2 billion Smithsonian plan 
The Washington Post

Involving the Public in Ongoing Discussions about Public Use of the Mall:

June 25, 2014
Agreement keeps Folklife Festival on the Mall for next five years
The Washington Post

Protecting Public Use of the Open Space:

January 19, 2014
It’s a National Mall Not a National Park
Letter to the Editor, The Washington Post

Advancing the Mall’s Role as Public Open Space:

August 22, 2013
Shaping the City: The National Mall as America’s Gathering Place
Panelist, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU Washington

Opposing a Memorial Design that Desecrates L’Enfant’s Vision for Maryland Avenue:

March 29, 2012
What Is the Right Way to Honor Ike?
Letter to the Editor, The New York Times

Security Barriers “reflect fear, not the optimism inherent in a democracy”:

January 26, 2011
Securing D.C. 
Travel + Leisure

Advocating a New Comprehensive Visionary Plan to Allow Future Mall Growth

July 31, 2008
Mall Sprawl 
The Washington Examiner

Coverage of the National Mall Underground

March-April, 2015
6 Transportation Projects That Could Change Washington
The Washingtonian magazine, March 31, 2015 (April 2015 print issue)

July 2, 2014
The only thing missing from the National Mall? Reasonable Parking
Scripps News (Reposted by news channel websites in Baltimore, West Palm Beach, San Diego, Kansas City, Detroit, Cleveland, Tulsa, and Cincinnati)

July 2, 2014
Parking lot proposed under the National Mall
Washington Business Journal

July 2, 2014
Group urges Congress to study building parking garage under National Mall
WJLA (NewsChannel 8)

July 2, 2014
This Group Wants to Put a Parking Garage Under the National Mall
In The Capital

July 1, 2014
Proposal would mean underground parking at the National Mall
WTOP Radio

July 1, 2014
Group Still Trying to Sway Congress to Explore National Mall Underground Project

April 30, 2014
D.C. Lacks Bus Parking Along National Mall, Study Shows

November 22, 2013
National Mall Underground Parking Proposed
NBC 4 Washington

October 25, 2013
Group Still Pushing Congress to Explore National Mall Underground

March 31, 2013
Underground Parking Proposed for the National Mall
FOX 5 Washington

March 30, 2013
Imagine Parking under the National Mall
Editorial Board, The Washington Post