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New Ride On I-95 In Northern Virginia Will Be Pricey

Construction crews are wrapping up work on the new Express Lanes between Stafford and Fairfax Counties in Northern Virginia, and WAMU 88.5 transportation reporter Martin Di Caro got a preview.

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Fairfax Connector Routes Adjusted To Serve Silver Line

With several months of Silver Line service to assess, transportation officials are tweaking the scheduling and routes for the Fairfax County Connector.

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To Fix Federal Transportation Problems, Report Says Ditch Highway Trust Fund

The pool of federal money that goes towards transit and highway projects is dependent on a gas tax that hasn't increased since 1993. A report from the Eno Center for Transportation says the government should ditch that structure altogether.

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Metro's 7000-Series Rail Cars Could Be Held Up Over Safety Paperwork

The first of Metro’s new railcars are supposed to start carrying passengers next month, but new safety-related concerns may hold up their debut again.
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Leggett Calls For New Montgomery County Transit Authority

Democrat Isiah Leggett was sworn in to his third term is Montgomery County executive on Monday, and he outlined a new plan to tackle the county's transit challenges.

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Enforcement Begins For Eight New D.C. Traffic Cameras

The 30-day grace period is over, meaning six two stop sign cameras and six speed cameras will now be generating tickets.

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Metro's Proposed Funding Increase Runs Up Against Local Budget Realities

Metro says it needs more money from its jurisdictions in D.C., Maryland and Virginia or it may have to cut rail service, even during rush hour.
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Despite Promises To Remove Them, 'Zebras' Remain On Penn. Ave. Bike Lane

A project to better protest cyclists on the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lane from motorists making illegal U-turns has been delayed since this summer.
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Area Airports Getting Technology To Help Planes Land More Quickly

Washington-area airports are the first in the nation to begin using new technology to get travelers to and from their destinations faster.
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D.C. Council Tables Bike Crash Liability Bill Until 2015

Bicyclists and pedestrians in Washington will have to wait until 2015 for help when it comes to collecting compensation for injuries sustained in traffic crashes.