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Some D.C. Cabbies See New Mandate As Chance To Compete With Uber

D.C. taxicab drivers say that they have lost business to ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, but now the city's Taxicab Commission is developing an e-hailing app that could help them compete.
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New 95 Express Lanes Will Open Sunday, Are Toll-Free For Two Weeks

The 95 Express Lanes from Garrisonville Road in Stafford County to Edsall Road in Fairfax will open this weekend, but the tolling won't begin until Dec. 29.
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New 95 Express Lanes To Open Sunday, Tolling Begins Dec. 29

The new 95 Express Lanes in Virginia will open this Sunday, and tolling will begin Dec. 29, but several questions linger about the implementation.

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Closure Of I-395 A 'Non-Starter' Says Gray

A New York-based developer will not get their wish to close a stretch of I-395 in D.C. to expedite a development project, with both the mayor and transportation officials opposing the idea.

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DDOT Director: Streetcar 'Really Close' To Opening, But No Promises

With the pressure on to meet their commitment to starting streetcar service in 2014, the District Department of Transportation says the start of service has just a few minor hurdles left.
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Pilot Program Will Charge Drivers More To Park In Chinatown During Busy Periods

The District Department of Transportation is going to try something new later next year: a variable pricing system that will charge more to park in busy places and at busy times.

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Safety Oversight Issues Cleared, 7000-Series Metro Cars Coming In Early 2015

Concerns over safety paperwork appeared like they would put a hold on the debut of the new 7000-series Metro cars, but they may now be on track.

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Developer Won't Be Allowed To Shut Down Portion Of I-395 In D.C., At Least Not Yet

A developer was hoping to close a busy stretch of I-395 in Washington for more than a year to expedite a construction projection, but it appears that plan may be shelved, but not for the reasons you might think.
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Frustrations Mount With New Doubts About 2014 Streetcar Launch

Businesses and residents along H Street are impatient to see the long-awaited streetcar begin operations, with parking spots disappearing in favor of streetcars that continue safety runs without passengers.

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Digital Tool RideDC Aims To Help D.C. Residents Get Around

Transportation apps have exploded in popularity in D.C., where so many new residents don't own cars and look for alternatives to get around. Now, the District is offering some high-tech help for businesses and individuals.

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