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Anger, Confusion Follow Metro Meltdown During Monday Commute

A report of smoke inside the Rosslyn rail tunnel — a key bottleneck between D.C. and Virginia — led to massive delays on three lines and left thousands of Metro commuters late to work Monday morning, prompting the transit authority to issue a rare apology.
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'No Reason For Optimism' On Purple Line Decision In Montgomery County

A decision from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan regarding the Purple Line could come any day now, and Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal isn't feeling great about its chances.
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Why Some Lawmakers Want To Cool Off National Airport's Growth

Roll Call columnist David Hawkings explains an effort by Northern Virginia's delegation to ensure that Congress doesn't exacerbate the imbalance between the region's two big airports.

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Potomac Yard, DOD Facility Divide Mayoral Candidates At Alexandria Debate

Mayor Bill Euille faces challenges from former Mayor Kerry Donley and current Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg. A new Metro station and a Department of Defense facility on the West End were points of contention at a debate Tuesday night.

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Report: Benefits Of Purple Line And Baltimore Red Line Outweigh Cost

Maryland will soon decide whether to build a pair of light rail systems: the Purple Line in the D.C. suburbs and the Red Line in Baltimore. A new report on the benefits of both projects comes just days before Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to announce their fate.
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Alexandria Council Set To Move Forward With Potomac Yard Metro

Members of the Alexandria City Council are about to cast a major vote that could give a green light to building a new Metro station at Potomac Yard.
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Illegal U-Turns Still Pose Big Problem On Pennsylvania Avenue Cycle Track

Despite promises to make it safer, the Pennsylvania Avenue cycle track in downtown D.C. continues to be plagued by illegal U-turns, leading to a spate of recent crashes.
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Plan To Bring Capital Bikeshare To George Washington Parkway May Be In Danger

Plans to install Capital Bikeshare stations along George Washington Memorial Parkway may be hitting a snag.
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Work To Rebuild Rock Creek Park Trail To Begin This Fall

After years of delay, work is expected to start on the popular but crumbling walking and biking trail in Washington.

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Traffic Deaths On Maryland Roads Hit Six-Decade Low In 2014

Officials with Maryland's Department of Transportation report the number of traffic fatalities on Maryland roads was 442, the lowest figure since 1948.

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