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DDOT Report Ambiguous On Arkansas Avenue Rush Hour Travel Lane

DDOT has released a safety report for a stretch of Arkansas Avenue that locals say is dangerous. But it doesn't address the key recommendation of reducing the road's northbound side to one lane.
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Silver Line May Get Start Date Next Monday; Metro Getting Word Out Now

The opening date for the Silver Line should come out next week, and in the meantime, transit agency officials are trying to get out the word about the best ways to utilize the brand new Metro line.

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Metro In 'Final Stretch' Before Silver Line Service Starts, Says GM

Metro is expected to announce the start date of Silver Line service to Tysons Corner and Reston one week from today.
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D.C. Transit Union Wants To Organize Streetcar Workers

The opening of the D.C. streetcar remains elusive, but that isn't stopping the local transit union from working to organize the system's future workers.

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Metro GM Can Now Name Silver Line Start Date, But Probably Won't

The contractor working on the Silver Line still has a number of things to complete before the new line can be opened, and Metro General Manager Richard Sarles is in no rush to speculate when that will be.

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Simulated Service Set To Begin On Silver Line In July, But Opening Date Still Unannounced

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says he has no opening date for the Silver Line yet, but simulated service is expected to begin July 20.
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D.C. To Begin Offering Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs

The D.C. Taxicab Commission and Metro have announced a plan to turn 33 MetroAccess vans into wheelchair-accessible cabs.

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Rally For Roads Calls On Congress To Solve Transportation Funding Quandary

With the Highway Trust Fund about to be empty, lawmakers, labor unions, and road-building advocates say the problem must be fixed, and quickly.
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New Hampshire Avenue To Become Two-Way For Stretch In Foggy Bottom

Next Tuesday, New Hampshire Avenue between Washington Circle and M Street will be changed from one-way to two-way.

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DDOT Not Moving Fast Enough On Maryland Avenue Corridor, Residents Say

Residents of a Northeast D.C. neighborhood where a pedestrian was badly injured in a crash say the District is partly to blame for failing to fix a dangerous intersection.

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