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Dulles Toll Road Riders Spared Fare Hike Thanks To Federal Loan

Drivers on the Dulles Toll Road help pay for the Silver Line with their tolls, but thanks to a new development, the amount they have to pay won't go up for several years.

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Regulators Try To Determine How Uber Would Operate In Maryland

At a hearing before the state's Public Service Commission Friday, regulators sought answers about how Uber would function if they approve a proposed settlement allowing Uber to stay in Maryland.
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Two Minutes, Or 12? Metro Starts Testing Real-Time Bus Arrival Signs At Bus Stops

Metro wants you to be able to tell how long you have to wait for a bus by simply looking up at a sign at the bus stop.
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D.C. Marks Record Year For Bike Lanes As Riders Call For More Protection

The District is marking a record year for bike lane construction — nine miles, bringing to 69 the total mileage of bike lanes across the city.
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New Year's Eve Streetcar Ride On H Street? Maybe, But No Promises

The District’s top transportation official says streetcars along H Street and Benning Road Northeast have entered their final testing phase, but it remains to be seen if passenger service can start before Mayor Vincent Gray's term ends.
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Virginia Officials Consider HOT Lanes On I-66 Through Arlington

Virginia has added tolls lanes on both 495 and 95 to attack traffic congestion, and now the plan is being considered for I-66 through Arlington, despite the county's long-stated opposition.

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Metro Service Restored On Blue, Orange, Silver Lines After Water Main Break

Expect major delays on the Metro Tuesday morning, as a water main break caused closures on the Blue, Orange, Silver Lines for more than two hours.

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After A Long Wait, Safety Measures Come To Arkansas Avenue

Key safety upgrades on Arkansas Avenue NW in the 16th Street Heights neighborhood came as the result of a minor alteration to the roadway, but one that took months of public outcry to persuade the District Department of Transportation to make.
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Change To WAMU 88.5's Traffic Reports

After 10:05 each weekday, WAMU 88.5 will air traffic information only on an as-needed basis.

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Transurban Takes Step Towards Profitability With 495 Express Lanes

They're still not quite profitable, but the 495 Express Lanes along the beltway in Virginia are at least generating enough tolls for the company Transurban to coverage their operating costs.