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Metro Running On Saturday Schedule For Independence Day

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.
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Maryland Police Prepare For A Weekend Of Drunk Drivers

Police in Maryland are gearing up for a busy holiday weekend of getting drunk drivers off the road.
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Dedicated Bus Lane From Crystal City To Potomac Yard To Open Next Month

The D.C. area will see it's first dedicated bus lane next month in "Metroway" — a line running from Crystal City through Braddock Road in Northern Virginia.

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Key Transportation Fund Desperately Needs Cash Infusion, Says Foxx

As the peak summer driving season approaches, the nation's top transportation official says the federal government may slow down reimbursement payments to states for their road-construction bills starting on or around August 1, unless Congress acts to replenish the Highway Trust Fund.
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Obama To Use Key Bridge As Backdrop For Plea On Infrastructure Funding

President Barack Obama is mixing a little Fourth of July patriotism with a pitch to fix the nation's bridges and highways.
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Sidewalk Closed: Group Says D.C. Not Focused Enough On Pedestrian Safety

Members of the pedestrian rights group All Walks D.C. is trying to get the District to place greater emphasis on the safety of those who rely on foot power over pedal power.

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Ready Your Wallets: Gas Prices Are On The Rise

The average price for a gallon of regular in D.C is $3.90. Nationwide, the price will average close to $3.70 a gallon this July Fourth, the highest in six years, and 17 cents more than one year ago.
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Riders Balk As Metro Fares Increase 3 Percent On Average

A slate of new fare increases across the Metro system took effect Sunday, July 29. Fares are going up 3 percent on average across the board, and as you'd expect, many riders are less than pleased with the increase.

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AAA Lashes Out Against D.C. Congestion Plan

The District's plan to tackle traffic congestion in downtown Washington is facing opposition from a group that represents drivers.
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Metro To Close Part Of Red Line This Weekend

Scheduled maintenance will close part of Metro's Red Line in downtown Washington this weekend, with buses replacing trains.