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Amid Funding Fight, D.C. Cuts Streetcar System From 22 To 8 Miles

D.C. officials today announced the next step in the construction of additional streetcar lines across the city, but also admitted that a conflict with the D.C. Council over funding would likely cut the planned 22-mile system by more than half.
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Delays Are Coming: DDOT Outlines Plans For 16th Street Bridge Replacement

The 30,000 or so cars and buses that travel over the 16th Street Bridge daily could be looking at delays of 15-30 minutes every day, beginning in February.

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A Transportation Plan For Our Region

Long-range transit plans for our region aim to hold car traffic steady while expanding other modes of transportation, including using congestion pricing for cars downtown.

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Big Names, Extra Trains For Veterans Day Concert On The Mall

Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna, Eminem and Carrie Underwood are among the headliners.

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MoveDC 'Action Plan' Outlines Future Of All Things Transportation

A new two-year "Action Plan" from moveDC offers insight into how the city plans to address all things transportation, from bridge construction and bike lanes to sidewalks and toll lanes.

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Arkansas Avenue NW Goes To One Lane Following Resident Outcry

After months of public outcry and more recent political pressure, District transportation officials are finally following through on recommendations to make a busy street in Northwest D.C. safer.
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Foxx: Lame Duck Session An Opportunity To Fix Highway Trust Fund

The solvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund has been a constant question in the last few years, but the nation's transportation secretary says a long-term fix could be pushed through before the end of the year.

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Does The Regional Transportation Plan Include Enough Mass Transit?

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments approved a long-range transportation plan for the greater D.C. region on Wednesday, but some advocates say there is too much focus on highways.

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Purple Line To Serve As Rallying Point For Maryland Democrats

Democrats in Maryland think their support of public transit is a political winner, which will be the theme of a press conference Thursday afternoon.

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D.C. Region's Transportation Plan Relies Too Much On Highways, Critics Say

Extensions to D.C.'s H Street streetcar line, possible toll lanes on the bridges into the District, the Purple Line in Maryland and dozens of highway expansions are part of the region's long-range transportation plan, approved today by officials from local governments across the D.C. metro area.