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Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck

Metro says that it tries to get 26 trains through the Rosslyn tunnel every hour, but a number of problems have seen that service drop — much to the chagrin of many commuters.
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Annual 'Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over' Campaign Cracks Down On Drunk Drivers

We've all heard this warning more times than we can remember: don't drink and drive. Yet the federal government says more than 10,000 Americans die each year in drunk driving crashes, and now, the annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown is underway.
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Is BRT The Transportation Future In Montgomery County?

Officials are showing off the 60-foot BRT buses that could be a major factor in reducing transit congestion at the county's agricultural fair,
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Montgomery County Cab Drivers Join Forces With National Union

A union representing taxi drivers in Montgomery County is now part of a larger alliance.
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Metro To Operate On Modified Schedule This Weekend

The changes mostly impact the Blue, Silver and Red lines.
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How Is Uber Regulated? It Depends Where In D.C. Area You Open The App

Virginia state officials say the app-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft may now operate legally, but Maryland says Uber must follow the same regulations governing taxi and limousine services in the state.
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DCTC Proposes Compromise On Rideshare Hour Limits

The D.C. Council won't be able to weigh in on possible restrictions for ridesharing services until September, but already the D.C. Taxicab Commission is tweaking their proposals to limit drivers of services like Uber in a couple ways.

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Cab Pass You By Because Of Your Race? D.C. Streamlines Complaint Process

D.C. officials have made it easier to report taxicabs that discriminate on potential riders based on race in the hopes more people will file complaints.

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Streetcars Run Into Problems As Operator Training Begins On H Street

Streetcars rolled down H Street NE Monday for the first time in decades, but even the test run was marked by delays of the sort that promise to snarl traffic once passenger service begins.
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Free Parking Trumps Transit Benefits, According To Virginia Tech Study

D.C. commuters respond to benefits and amenities for public transportation or biking, but they respond even more strongly to offers for free parking.