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Using Code To Count Bikes In Virginia

One of the biggest problems facing Virginia transportation planners is figuring out the number of cyclists on the road — a problem which a Charlottesville man may have cracked.

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Track Work Scheduled On Metro Through Memorial Day Weekend

It's Memorial Day weekend, but track work takes no holidays. Expect some delays on select Metro lines this weekend: Red, Blue and Green.
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Device Theft And Overall Crime Down On Metro, Report Says

Metro says thefts of devices are down 42 percent in the first three months of the year compared to the same period a year ago, and overall crime is down 31 percent.
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No Bus Lane On 16th Street Northwest Until 2016 At The Earliest, DDOT Says

A dedicated bus lane on 16th Street Northwest would help S Line commuters to get work more quickly, but DDOT says the earliest that could happen is 2016.

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As H Street Changes, Can Long-Time Residents Stay?

The new streetcars coming to D.C. are expected to bring billions in economic development, but can residents who lived through the bad times afford to stay through the good?

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Who Will Pay For The Silver Line's Delays?

The Silver Line Metrorail project may be inching closer to completion, but the question of who is going to pay for the delays remains unanswered.
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Metro To Eliminate Paper Fare Cards

Metro will phase out paper fare cards over the next two years as it modernizes more than 500 fare vending machines.
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Rate Of Pedestrian Deaths Relatively Low In D.C., Report Finds

D.C. is a fairly safe city for pedestrians, according to a new report by Smart Growth America, but advocates say the city has a long way to go to bring pedestrian deaths down to zero.

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Get Ready For Jammed Roadways On Memorial Day Weekend

The highest number of local travelers in a decade will either drive or fly to their Memorial Day destinations, says AAA.
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Advocates Say That Streetcars Move People — And Spur Development

Streetcars may not move people quickly, but advocates say they do something more important: They help spur economic development in corridors where it is needed most.