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Price Tag And Ridership Of Proposed Arlington Streetcars Increase

A new Arlington report says the Crystal City streetcar will now cost nearly $230 million and the Columbia Pike project nearly $360 million, but it also found that projected ridership would be high.
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New Speed Camera Comes To Glover Park

D.C. police have installed a speed camera in the neighborhood where a traffic-calming project was scrapped.
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Transportation Secretary Foxx Pushes Spending Plan Despite Long Political Odds

The transportation head says that the Obama administration's four-year, $302 billion plan, funded through corporate tax reform, is a wiser approach than trying to raise the federal gas tax.
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Drivers In Washington, Baltimore Deemed Least Courteous

A survey of drivers across the country finds that both D.C. and Baltimore could do a bit better minding their manners.

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Despite Slow Start, Northern Virginia Toll Lanes Builder Foresees Financial Success

Fluor-Transurban, the company behind the 495 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia, is standing by its investment in the 14 miles of toll lanes.

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Should Arlington Streetcar Proposal Be Put Up For Referendum?

Some in Arlington want the plan to install a $300 million streetcar on Columbia Pike put up for a voter referendum, but the path to the ballot box isn't quite so clear.

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Kalmia Road Bridge Re-Opens After Six Months Of Work

A major commuter route in Northwest D.C. is expected to re-open this morning after six months of repairs.
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McAuliffe Official Says Virginia Will Proceed Cautiously On Future Road Tolls

An Obama administration plan would allow states to toll existing lane capacity under certain circumstances, but Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne says the state is not interested in doing so.
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See A Cone, Drop The Phone, Campaign Urges Virginia Drivers

A new campaign asks Virginia motorists to navigate carefully through highway work areas.
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Delayed Silver Spring Transit Center Could Wrap By End Of Year, Unless It Doesn't

Montgomery County could have the delayed and over-budget Silver Spring Transit Center by the end of the year, but even that is tentative.