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From A To B: The Wait for New Transportation Projects Continues

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A map of the first phase of the Silver Line.
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A map of the first phase of the Silver Line.

Transportation reporter Martin Di Caro gives us an update on the Silver Line's potential opening date. Also, we'll find out how some D.C. cabbies are getting around new credit card mandates, and why some politicians are raising new questions about the much-debated Purple Line project in Maryland.

[Music: "A to B" by The Futureheads from The Futureheads / "Quicksilver" by Horace Silver from Silver Trio]

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