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McAuliffe Official Says Virginia Will Proceed Cautiously On Future Road Tolls

An Obama administration plan would allow states to toll existing lane capacity under certain circumstances, but Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne says the state is not interested in doing so.
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See A Cone, Drop The Phone, Campaign Urges Virginia Drivers

A new campaign asks Virginia motorists to navigate carefully through highway work areas.
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Delayed Silver Spring Transit Center Could Wrap By End Of Year, Unless It Doesn't

Montgomery County could have the delayed and over-budget Silver Spring Transit Center by the end of the year, but even that is tentative.
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D.C. Commuters Keen On Riding And Walking To Work, Census Finds

District residents are using more foot and pedal power than commuters in just about every large city in the country, according to new Census data.

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DDOT Late On Arkansas Avenue Safety Plan

D.C. resident Kelly Dillon got her day in court in Wednesday after a jury convicted the man whose recklessness injured her legs, but she's still waiting on DDOT to issue a final report on ways to fix traffic patterns on Arkansas Avenue NW, where the accident happened.

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Federal Funds For Transportation Projects Could Dry Up, Says Foxx

In a letter to every state department of transportation, Transportation Secretary Foxx says the fund for roads, bridges and transit systems will face a shortfall by the end of summer, probably in August, unless Congress acts to replenish it.
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While Uber Skirts D.C. Taxi Surcharge Rules, Some Drivers Pay Twice

All taxi rides in D.C. come with a 25 cent surcharge, but Uber, an app-based hailing service that has fought with city regulators, isn't paying the surcharges at all.
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Motorcycle Fatalities Down In 2013, But More Due To Weather Than Safety

A dearth of good riding days was response for a dip in the number of motorcycle fatalities in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, where officials would like to see higher rates of helmet use.

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Speed-Camera Violations Drop In D.C.

The number of speed-camera violations is declining in the District, along with revenue those violations generate.
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Seven In 10 Northern Virginia Motorists Drive Alone, Spend 30 Minutes In Car

Sixty-nine percent of motorists in Northern Virginia drive alone, and more than half spend more than 30 minutes in the car during their commutes.

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