The DC Metropolitan area was recently ranked as having the 6th worst traffic in the country in a study conducted by weather.com. The Beltway was cited as a major source of congestion and DC drivers spend an average of 45 hours idling in traffic every year. The worst traffic time of the week is on Thursdays from 5:45 to 6:00 pm.
If you are one of those fighting rush hour traffic from your home in the suburbs to work downtown, maybe its time to look at moving into the District. The housing stock of the District has evolved significantly in the past decade and it is now possible to replicate many of the favorable attributes of a suburban home in the city. Gone are the low ceilings, galley kitchen, laminate floors, formica cabinets and nonexistent