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Proposal Would Fund Federal Highway Trust Fund With Corporate Tax Reform

A federal transportation spending proposal sent to Congress would use seek to use corporate tax reform to funding transportation projects in lieu of a politically-radioactive increase in the gas tax.

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Silver Spring Transit Center Concrete Could Be Dangerous, Report Finds

Chunks of concrete could break off and fall on commuters unless the Silver Spring Transit Center's beams and girders are strengthened, a new report reveals.
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Project Leaders Assure Riders Silver Line Will Be Safe

Signaling problems on the Silver Line have forced delays on the Northern Virginia project, but project leaders say they are more affect reliability instead of safety.

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Route 1 Widening Project Breaks Ground

A Virginia road project decades in the making is about to begin at last.
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Uber On Defensive As Regulators Weigh New Rules

A series of high profile accidents across the country have called into question the insurance policies held by UberX drivers, especially in light of a hearing later this week on proposed regulations for ridesharing services.

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New Driver's Licenses Comply with REAL ID Act

The District of Columbia is set to issue drivers licenses that comply with federal law intended to make it harder for terrorists to get fake IDs. We look at how the change affects you.

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Location Of Proposed Potomac Yards Metro Station In Doubt

Concerns expressed by the National Park Service could force planners to move the proposed Potomac Yards Metro station, adding over $100 million to the cost of the project.
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Silver Line Is 'Substantially Complete,' With Passenger Service Possible For Summer

The main contractor responsible for the first phase of the Silver Line says that the project is "substantially complete," though that doesn't mean that passengers can start using it just yet.
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Gansler Backs High-Speed Rail From D.C. To Baltimore

State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland’s government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.
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Virginia Weighs Which Roads To Build

Four proposals are on the table for building a new highway to the west of Dulles International Airport, but some are hoping the McAuliffe administration will reevaluate the need for a highway altogether.

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