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Following Collision, Pedestrian Safety Measures Added To Maryland Avenue

A librarian was struck last month in an intersection along Maryland Avenue in Northeast D.C., prompting DDOT to respond with a number of temporary fixes aimed at pedestrian safety.

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Short-Term Fix: House Approves $11B In Transportation Funding

The federal Highway Trust Fund got a short-term reprieve by the House on Tuesday, as lawmakers passed a $11 billion plan to keep the account from running dry.

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The Next Battlefield Of The Great Uber Wars: Annapolis, Md.

The city of Annapolis wants ridesharing company Uber to stop operating in Maryland's capital until it registers as a cab service.
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DDOT Best-Case Scenario Targets November Opening For D.C. Streetcar

The opening date for the new D.C. streetcar system on H Street Northeast has long been a source of anticipation, and the latest best-case projections have the system opening later this year.

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Gray Makes Pitch For D.C. Streetcar Ahead Of Budget Vote Monday

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed the District's spending plan last week and is now making his pitch for compromise on the budget ahead of D.C. Council's override vote on Monday.

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Ridesharing Critics Urge Caution As D.C. Regulation Put On Hold

The move to regulate ridesharing services like UberX and Lyft will likely be put on hold as the D.C. Council moves towards a recess next week, but critics like Council member Mary Cheh say riders this summer may not be covered.

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Drivers Advised To Prepare Now For New 95 Express Lanes

Work is about 80 percent complete on the new lanes in Northern Virginia, and big changes are on tap for drivers.
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Metro To Add Longer Buses To Two Busy D.C. Routes

Metrobus riders on two routes traveling along 16th Street and Georgia Avenue NW often complain of overcrowding, and now the transit agency has responded by announcing that it will run longer buses on those routes.
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Ward 8 To Get First Bike Lanes This Summer

The District has more than 70 miles of bike lanes, but none in Ward 8. That will change this summer.
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Man Visiting D.C. Says He Was Kidnapped By Uber Driver

The man says the Uber driver ran red lights and nearly mowed down pedestrians in his panicked flight from Washington.

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