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UberX Drivers Busted For Allegedly Taking Street Hails In D.C.

The tech company Uber is embroiled in another battle with D.C. regulators, this time over tickets handed to UberX drivers for allegedly taking street hails.
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Cycling Advocates Say Streetcars Putting The Squeeze On H Street Cyclists

The District Department of Transportation is clarifying rules that cycling advocates say will effectively bar the use of pedal power on H Street in favor of the streetcar.

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Labor Day Heralds End Of Summer, 'Terrible Traffic Tuesday'

In August, traffic is typically lighter on the roads and its easier to find a seat on the Metro. Now that Labor Day is behind us, expect the usual annual crush.

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Group Sues To Stop Purple Line On Behalf Of Shrimp-Like Species

The Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail are moving forward with a lawsuit to halt the Purple Line in order to protect several endangered species of amphipod — a tiny freshwater invertebrate native to the area.

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Labor Day Traffic: High Congestion And Lower Gas Prices

Close to 850,000 area residents are traveling for the last holiday weekend of the summer season, according to an estimate by AAA MidAtlantic.
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Repaving On Connecticut Avenue In Montgomery County Snarls Traffic

Work repaving parts of Connecticut Avenue in Montgomery County is expected to slow traffic in the area through Friday.

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H Street Drivers Still Getting Accustomed To Streetcar

Streetcars are still a new sight on H Street Northeast, which partially explains why operators have had to stop repeatedly for cars parked across the travel lane.

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UberX Slashes Prices, Dealing Blow To D.C. Cabs

Uber has cut rates again for its popular, so-called ridesharing service UberX. It's another jab at D.C. taxicabs that are struggling to compete.
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Metro Adds Longer Buses To 16th Street—But Will It Help?

Commuters on the notoriously congested S bus line are getting some relief this week. But it's not clear whether adding more and longer buses will help solve the problem.
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Metro Pays Nearly $5M To Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit

Following an audit which found Metro mishandled millions of federal grant dollars, the transit system has settled with federal prosecutors to the tune of almost $5 million.