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Uber's Big Lobbying Effort Opened D.C. Doors

Few companies spent more money lobbying D.C. public officials last year, and Uber's efforts helped to secure at least one key legislative victory.

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Bill To Regulate Uber And Lyft Moves Forward In Virginia

Legislation to regulate Uber and Lyft is moving forward in Virginia's General Assembly.
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More Lawsuits Streaming In After Metro Smoke Incident

The number of people suing Metro following the fatal smoke incident at L'Enfant Plaza station is growing.
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Metro Takes Safety Actions After Fatal L'Enfant Plaza Incident

Metro is undertaking 10 safety measures and studies following the fatal smoke incident on the Yellow Line at L’Enfant Plaza station last week.
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Metro, D.C. Fire Spar Over Radio Breakdown During L'Enfant Incident

The latest in the ongoing investigation into a fatal smoke incident at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro hinges on why firefighters' radios were not functioning.

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Metro Smoke Incident Briefing Prompts Questions About Radios, Ventilation

The D.C. area's congressional delegation heard from investigators, and the lawmakers emerged with concerns about firefighter communications and air control in the Yellow Line tunnel.

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Toll Lanes In The Mix As Regional Planners Target Congestion On I-66

As transportation planners for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments plan out how to address frequent congestion on I-66 in Virginia, the question of toll lanes, and the extent of express bus service, linger.

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D.C. Council Sets Hearing On Metro Smoke Incident

The city's probe of the deadly Jan. 12 accident will continue at a Council hearing on Feb. 5.

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Memorial Service Held For Carol Glover, Who Died During Metro Smoke Incident

Hundreds of mourners gathered inside a Northeast D.C. church Monday morning to remember the woman who died last week aboard a smoke-filled Yellow Line train at Metro's L'Enfant Plaza station.
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D.C. Fire Blames Metro For Communication Breakdown During Fatal Incident

As lawmakers prepare to meet with safety officials Wednesday, a report by D.C. fire officials blames Metro for the communication breakdown during the incident on the train last week.

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