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D.C. Streetcar Opening Delayed Again, Won't Debut Next Week As Planned

Launching D.C. first streetcar line next week has been "taken off the table," according to a source with knowledge of project planning.
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First Lawsuit Filed In Wake Of Deadly Metro Incident, And More Could Come

A man who sent a goodbye text message to his family because he thought was going to die during Metro’s Yellow Line meltdown is the first person to sue the transit agency over Monday's incident.
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Metro Smoke Incident: Calls For Information Intensify, More Details Emerge

The NTSB pledges to keep politicians updated, new information about the incident comes to light, and legal action by passengers begins to stir.

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Transportation, Education Could Be Big Sticking Points For Hogan's Budget

Funding for large transportation projects — such as the Purple Line — and for large school districts are among Democrats' concerns as the new GOP governor prepares his fiscal plan.

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Safety Board Will Report On Metro Smoke Incident Within 30 Days, Lawmaker Says

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says there's a promise from the federal agency to provide a preliminary report soon on the deadly incident.

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'She Had A Beautiful Spirit': Neighbor Remembers Metro Disaster Victim Carol Glover

A neighbor of Carol Glover, who died in a Metrorail incident on Monday, says the 61-year-old had "a beautiful spirit."
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Delayed Start For Most Of Area's Schools

A lot of districts are on a two-hour delay, but some are closed for the day.

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How To Evacuate A Metro Car In The Event Of An Emergency

The Metro incident Monday evening that left one woman dead and more than 80 people in the hospital has raised a natural question among riders:  how does one evacuate a Metro car?

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Congress Could Consider Hiking Gas Tax, But Increase Remains Long Shot

With gas prices falling toward $2 a gallon, there is renewed interest on Capitol Hill in raising the federal gas tax. Still, the first increase since 1993 remains a long shot.
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D.C. Streetcar Involved In Another Fender Bender, Eighth So Far

D.C.'s new streetcar line hasn't opened to the public yet, but it was involved in another crash last night.