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Family Of Metro Victim Sues Transit Agency For $50 Million

The family of the Alexandria woman who died on the Yellow Line under L'Enfant Plaza on January 12 is suing Metro for $50 million.
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With Cold Weather Comes Additional Commuting Challenge: Cracked Metro Rails

The cold weather has not been kind to Metro this month, with dropping temperatures are being blamed for several cracked or broken rails that have disrupted commutes.
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Uber And Lyft Need Same Regulations As Taxis, Say Virginia Cab Drivers

Hundreds of Virginia taxicab drivers visited Richmond on Thursday to voice support for treating Uber and Lyft the same way Virginia treats traditional cabs.
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VDOT Holding First Of Many Public Meetings On I-66 Expansion

If you want to weigh in on VDOT's plan to expand I-66 with toll lanes by 2017, the first of several public meetings is being held Thursday night.

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Uber's Big Lobbying Effort Opened D.C. Doors

Few companies spent more money lobbying D.C. public officials last year, and Uber's efforts helped to secure at least one key legislative victory.

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Bill To Regulate Uber And Lyft Moves Forward In Virginia

Legislation to regulate Uber and Lyft is moving forward in Virginia's General Assembly.
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More Lawsuits Streaming In After Metro Smoke Incident

The number of people suing Metro following the fatal smoke incident at L'Enfant Plaza station is growing.
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Metro Takes Safety Actions After Fatal L'Enfant Plaza Incident

Metro is undertaking 10 safety measures and studies following the fatal smoke incident on the Yellow Line at L’Enfant Plaza station last week.
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Metro, D.C. Fire Spar Over Radio Breakdown During L'Enfant Incident

The latest in the ongoing investigation into a fatal smoke incident at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro hinges on why firefighters' radios were not functioning.

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Metro Smoke Incident Briefing Prompts Questions About Radios, Ventilation

The D.C. area's congressional delegation heard from investigators, and the lawmakers emerged with concerns about firefighter communications and air control in the Yellow Line tunnel.