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Additional Tests Delay Start Of Silver Line Service

The agency building the Metrorail extension through Tysons Corner says additional tests are needed on Phase 1 of the Silver Line.
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Deadly Derailment Sheds Light On Tool That Could Prevent Rail Accidents

The deadly derailment of a Metro-North commuter train in New York Sunday may be adding a sense of urgency to the efforts of freight and passengers railroads to adopt technology that could prevent such incidents.
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Metro Proposing Fare Increase For 2014

A proposal before the Metro board this week would mean higher fares for those riding the region's rail and bus services.

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D.C. Taxicab Commission Puts Two More Credit Card Processors On Notice

Three of the service providers authorized to process credit card payments in D.C. taxis have been threatened with suspension.

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Researchers To Study Impact Of New D.C. Traffic Cameras On Safety

D.C. has rolled out 132 new traffic cameras to catch motorists blowing through stop signs and speeding through intersections, and researchers are launching a study on the impact they have on pedestrian and driver safety.
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Bumpy Credit Card Rollout In D.C. Cabs Shines Light On Deal That Never Was

Most D.C. taxicabs accept credit cards now, but the rollout of the payment option has been anything but smooth. Those troubles are causing some to look back at an original deal that would have brought the same systems to all the cabs, a deal that fell apart.
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Car Collisions Expected To Increase During Holiday Season

Authorities are warning people to be mindful when walking or driving on the roads during the holiday season.

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No Stations Closed, But Metro Delays Expected

Metro riders on the Red, Blue and Orange Lines should expect delays due to maintenance.

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D.C. To Begin Construction On M Street Bike Lane Next Week

After several delays the M Street cycle track project is ready to go, as long as the weather cooperates.
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To Improve Service On 16th Street, D.C. Considers Dedicated Bus Lanes

Metrobuses traveling south down 16th Street NW are among the most heavily used in the system, and now Metro and D.C. officials are considering everything from optimized traffic signals to dedicated bus lanes to get commuters to work faster.

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