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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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Virginia Unveils Plan To Improve Access To Dulles Airport

The Virginia Department of Transportation prefers a plan that would construct express lanes within Route 50.
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Bicycles, Urban Areas and Public Infrastructure

Gabe Klein, the District's former transportation director, joins Kojo to explore the dynamics at work in the adoption of bicycle sharing in D.C. - and what they say about the evolving nature of public transportation infrastructure.

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A Year Before Opening, 95 Express Lanes Builder Launches E-ZPass Campaign

Construction on 95 Express Lanes in Virginia on track for completion in 2015, but the firm that will operate the high-occupancy toll lanes is already trying to get out the word that carpoolers are going to need an E-ZPass to use them.

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D.C. Is Getting New Driver's Licenses, And This Is What You Need To Know

Starting on May 1, D.C. will start distributing new driver's licenses and ID cards that comply with federally mandated security requirements. Does that mean you need to rush to the DMV to get one? Nope.
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Taking Transit Information Off Mobile Devices And Onto Public Displays

A transportation signage company is trying to change the way D.C. commuters make their transit decisions.

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D.C. Has Relatively Safe Streets, But Still Needs Improvements, Report Finds

A new report concludes that D.C. has some of the safest roads in the nation, but bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities are still rising.
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With Work Still Left To Be Done, Silver Line Director Leaves Post

Silver Line project director Pat Nowakowski is leaving for another transit agency, though he didn't say which one.

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