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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.

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Gov.-Elect Hogan Meets MoCo Delegation; Still Mum On Purple Line

Maryland Governor-Elect Larry Hogan met the solidly democratic Montgomery County delegation for the first time this week. But he's still saving his ideas about the Purple Line for after he takes office in January.
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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.