The nation’s top transportation official says he almost ordered a shutdown of the D.C. region’s subway system after inspectors were denied access to the tracks following an explosion May 5 at Federal Center Southwest.
Despite the controversy surrounding its name, the Washington football team remains one of the most valuable brands and franchises in the NFL. We consider the legal action pending to possible change its name and the racial politics driving that push.
As the leader of a transit agency known for breakdowns, delays and concerns about rider safety, General Manager Paul Wiedefeld stands at the center of a vortex of rider anger. But is his approach in the first few months on the job what the transit agency needs?
Teachers at D.C. Public Schools are slated to get a 1 percent raise for the upcoming year after several years of flat salaries — leading many to protest, saying they feel the school chancellor doesn't value educators.
D.C. began issuing driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants back in 2014, but critics say the process is unfair because it puts them in a separate waiting list and not enough language resources are provided to help them pass.
In the thick of Thursday's afternoon rush hour, Metro evacuated and closed two downtown stations after reports of smoke triggered a massive fire-department response to Federal Center SW along the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation says it will put $50 million into projects that help long-time residents stay in Anacostia as it takes in development from the planned 11th Street Bridge Park.
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